New England Equity Group

principals

Dr. Jagdish Agarwal

Dr. Jay Agarwal has more than 50 years of experience as a senior technical executive. He has worked closely with many Fortune 500 and multinational corporations to improve corporate growth. He has also held positions as Director of Development at Kennecott Copper / Peabody Coal, Vice President at Amax Corporation, and Division Chief of Process Analysis at US Steel.

Dr. Agarwal's areas of expertise include technology management, business strategy, and technical and economic feasibility assessments. As a potential investor, he is an expert in improving the profitability and timely commercialization of new products and processes.

Capabilities

Intellectual Property, Scale up and Commercialization Strategy, Manufacturing, Business Management, Market Assessment, and Operations Management.

Education

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic University of New York.

Robert C. Reintjes

Rob Reintjes, a marketing executive, has over 20 years of experience in the management and marketing of technological innovation. Mr. Reintjes has founded and managed several successful ventures, including a manufacturer of ultrasonically fused composites for the medical, automotive, military, marine, and consumer markets. He has extensive experience in the chemical processing industry, having worked for such multinational corporations as W.R. Grace, Thermo Electron, and Yankee Chemical.

Mr. Reintjes is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Tufts University Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, and served as the Chair (2004-05) for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Boston Section. He is co-founder and Chair of the AIChE-Boston Executive Forum and serves on the Tufts University Chemical and Biological Engineering Departmental Advisory Board. Mr. Reintjes is involved in the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge and the Association for Corporate Growth.

Capabilities

Integrated Product & Market Development, Strategic Planning, New Enterprise Development, and Operations Management.

Education

BS Chemical Engineering, Tufts University
MBA, Northeastern University