Dr. Newman has more than 30 years of experience as a scientist, engineer, entrepreneur and venture capital investor. He started his career as a scientist at MIT, developing and validating techniques for planning and delivery cancer therapies based on non-ionizing radiation. His discoveries led to four patents. He left MIT to found a start up based on this research.
Dr. Newman then entered the venture industry to focus on early-stage investments, launching NTV in 2002. He serves on numerous corporate boards within the NTV portfolio and spends time advising students and entrepreneurs on strategies for business launch and growth.
As a BioMentor, Dr. Newman can provide advice and assistance in the areas of business creation, investment strategies and capital sources, market-entry and growth strategies, and, for companies with origins in the academic/research sector, advice and assistance in working with institutions and researchers.