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Meeting ArchiveJanuary Meeting:
Thursday January 26, 2006
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Getting Started as a Consultant
On Thursday, January 26, 2006, the IEEE Consultants' Network of Northern NJ will host a panel on the topic of getting started as a consultant.

How do I get started as a consultant? Why should I? What are the benefits and the downsides? The panelists will describe what motivated them to become consultants, how they did so, and entertain the audience with stories about their successes and failures.

Panel members:
    Larry Nagel is the sole proprietor of Omega Enterprises which provides consulting services in the areas of analog and RF integrated circuit design, semiconductor device modeling, analog and RF circuit simulation, and expert witness work in the areas of patent litigation and trade-secret litigation. (Contact: lwn@omega-enterprises.net, (973) 895-4375)
    Don Borcherding, of NexSummit LLC, specializes in Reducing Product Development Time, and can be reached at (908) 684-8914, email dborcherding@nexsummit.com
    Eric Holme started his consultancy in 1989 and performs power plant electrical equipment, maintenance, problem analysis, testing, high voltage generator and motor failure analysis and repair, litigation and forensic investigation. (Contact (201) 568-5717 or ericholme@worldnet.att.net)
    Jim Boyd, XL Research Inc., [http://www.PICconsult.com] designs microcontroller-based products for consumer and industrial applications since 1978, Jim?s specialty is PIC-based applications and he has been an Authorized Consultant for Microchip Technologies since 1998. (Contact: (973) 584-0329, j.boyd@ieee.org)
    Frank Middleton, Apogee Communications Technologies, Inc., founded in 1994, [http://www.apogeect.com] provides IT services ranging from Model Driven/Systems Oriented Architecture to developing applications using embedded Linux. (Contact: (973) 796 -2754, f.middleton@apogeect.com)
Join us and benefit from the breadth of experience that our panel members can provide, and, of course, audience participation is welcomed.

Thursday January 26, 7:30pm
Non-members welcome!
Aeroflex / KDI-Integrated Products
(note: entrance for the meeting is at the rear of the building)
60 South Jefferson Ave.
Whippany, N.J.

Contact: 973-728-4500, robert@rdwalker.com

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