The judging panels are made up of professionals from all over Western New York. The judges represent many industries:
Electronics, Architecture, Digital Content, Healthcare, Consumer Products, Engineering, Law, Safety, Science, and more.
You can learn about how the judges score the inventions here.
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Ana Arevelo, R&D Development Specialist- Praxair
Ray Bednarski, President- Kideney Architects, P.C.
Gary Ball, Project Manufacturing Engineer- Reichert Technologies
Shanti Coleman, Owner- Atomic Orange Productions
Scott Coleman, SQ Manager- Xerox
Lynn Dearmyer-Lee, Business Development Manager- TxMQ Staffing
Jamie Ferrie, Lead Mechanical Designer- Praxair
Wendy Ferrie, Architect- Carmina Wood Morris, DPC
Conor Flynn, Intellectual Property Licensing and Strategy- Xerox
Mike Fox, Senior Lecturer, International Center For the Studies in Creativity- Buffalo State College
Aaron Hinklin, Director of Business Development- Synacor
Ali Kamyab, Technology Lead- Synacor
Drew Kelley, Inventor and Product Designer- Kelley Design Group, Inc.
James Kelly, Senior Development Associate- Praxair
Kathleen Kremer, Consumer Insights, Kremer Consulting
Jennifer Mandina, Associate Manager, Contracts- University at Buffalo
Shawn Matott, Computational Scientist- UB Center for Computational Research
Ashley Matrak, Accounting Manager- Praxair
Brita Moe, Captain- Republic Airways
Joseph Ott, Chair- IEEE Buffalo Section
Matthew Poeller, Vice President of Operations- Solidifi
Ann Seyboldt, Senior Technology Business Analyst- Praxair
Maulik Shelat, Associate Director, R&D- Praxair
John Spero, Development Professional
Garrett Swindlehurst, R&D Development Specialist- Praxair
John Taylor, R&D Electrical Engineering Manager- Ametek Reichert
Pamela Tebibi, Healthcare Applications Engineer- Praxair
Hanfei Tuo, R&D Development Specialist- Praxair
Jordan Walbesser, Senior Associate- Hodgson Russ
Jack Woodworth, Chief Operating Officer- Mental Health Association of Erie County