is Harold A. Meyer III
.Hal Meyer is CEO of NOVELINT and is recognized as an innovation and marketing expert.
...From 1997 to 2000 Meyer was Chairman of The Hook Appropriate Technology, a performance based technology broker, dealing in technology transfer, licensing, and new product development for clients throughout the world.
Having written for national publications such as Inventors' Digest magazine
and American Venture magazine
, Meyer's primary focus was on business strategy, technology marketing, and inventors' rights.He
has been featured in publications such as Danbury News Times
(July 1996), quoted in the IEEE Institute magazine
(December 1996), the Hartford Courant
(October 1999), and other newspapers.In the course of business, he
has worked to assist, direct and advocate for independent inventors and others in the innovation business.
As a natural technology transfer complement to his
experience with technology marketing, Meyer
has a background as a former licensed real estate broker (1987-90), giving him excellent insight into issues of fiduciary responsibility and client representation.His
clients always come first, and his
typical agreement includes a clause which states that 'Meyer will act in Client's best interests at all times' --a very high standard of service. A self-described "compulsive entrepreneur," he is an honors graduate of Brown University and an inventor himself.
Meyer's own inventions have appeared in dozens of magazines including: Aviation Week & Space Technology
, Design News
, and Popular Mechanics
.In June 1996 he
was awarded a $10,000 New Energy Technology grant from the State of Connecticut for his
innovative IC engine combustion technology.He
has exhibitted at industry trade shows including three times at The Yankee Invention Expo, its original show in 1996, and then again in 1999 and 2000.
Highly praised by innovation authorities and clients alike, and active in many business and educational events, he
was a featured speaker at Norwalk Community Technical College's
Small Business Expo in Norwalk, CT (November 1997).Meyer
was also a guest speaker at Brown University
(1997) and a student mentor and business plan judge for the Brown Entrepreneurship Program (April 2000/ '01/ '02/ '03). Meyer
has spoken at a number of inventor clubs on licensing and technology transfer, including: Inventors Association of CT/ IACT
in Westport, CT (1998), Inventors' Resource Network
at the Enterprise Center
, Springfield, MA (April 2000), Inventors Association of New England at MIT
, Cambridge, MA (June 2000), and Southern Connecticut Mensa, Fairfield, CT (January 2001).He was also a chat host at Patent Cafe, and there is a chat archive.
President for three years of The Innovators Guild
in Danbury, CT (1996-99) --a non-profit organization dedicated to helping inventors, entrepreneurs, and small business people-- Meyer
was commended by group founder Jack Lander for the outstanding guest speakers he
has also been active in local politics in Rhode Island.He has been a tireless advocate and diligent volunteer for better government in a state that has had more than its share of leadership problems.
In 2002, he
ran for public office as an endorsed Republican for town council, and although he
was not victorious, he
gathered approximately 3,400 votes. His governance experience also includes serving on the board of a non-profit organization with statewide reach in 2002-2003.
proud affiliations is membership in the Alliance for American Innovation
, and a life membership in the Boy Scout offshoot the National Eagle Scout Association
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