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Mr. Wyatt Alexander Nordstrom

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Current Employer:
Maven Research Inc.
Title:
Co-Founder & CEO
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
MavenScore: 4.0 / 5.0


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Knowledge Summary

This Maven is the Co-Founder and CEO of Maven, the Global Knowledge Marketplace. He has over a decade of experience in high technology, investment research, and knowledge consulting services. As CEO of Maven, he has led the development of the world's first online microconsulting service, providing a unique opportunity for knowledge seekers to gain quick, direct insights from a vast global network of tens of thousands of professionals across all sectors, industries, and functional roles.

He began his career at Applied Materials, the world's leading provider of semiconductor capital equipment and services, where he held a variety of roles in engineering, product support, and business management and became one of the world's leading authorities on High Density Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition (HDP-CVD). Subsequently, he served as the West Coast head of the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice at Gerson Lehrman Group, a global firm providing expert consulting services to large asset management firms. Most recently he served as the Director of Paid Research and Events at ThinkEquity Partners, a boutique growth-focused investment bank and institutional brokerage, where he led efforts to develop new markets and revenue sources for sell-side research products.

This Maven's expertise includes institutional-grade equity research, offshore web development, online professional networking, knowledge characterization, semantic search, and web-enabled telephony systems.

Experience

Current Employer:
Maven Research Inc.
Title:
Co-Founder & CEO
Dates:
Jan 2008 - Present
Description:

Currently serve as CEO of Maven Research, Inc., a privately held company that operates the Global Knowledge Marketplace. Members of Maven's professional network connect, consult, and profit from what they know.
Developed concept for Maven and


Past Experience:
ThinkEquity Partners
Title:
Principal - Director of Paid Research & Events
Dates:
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008
Description:

Served as ThinkEquity Partners' Director of Paid Research & Events, a role created with the goal of driving new revenue opportunities from existing institutional-focused research products, reporting directly to the CEO.
Supervised all


Past Experience:
Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.
Title:
Senior Research Manager - Technology, Media, & Telecommunications
Dates:
Jan 2005 - Aug 2006
Description:

Managed the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice for Western US at Gerson Lehrman Group, the world's largest independent primary research firm. GLG is a subscription-based service that connects asset managers to thought leaders in


Past Experience:
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)
Title:
Western Hemisphere Business Manager, Dielectric Systems & Modules
Dates:
Jan 2002 - Jan 2005
Description:

Drove market positioning and sales of Applied Materials' Dielectric Chemical Vapor Deposition (DCVD) systems and solutions at major semiconductor manufacturers in the United States and Europe. Customers supported included IBM,


Past Experience:
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)
Title:
Total Product Support Engineering Manager
Dates:
Jan 1999 - Jan 2002
Description:

• Directly supervised a team of “Total Product Support” engineers responsible for providing advanced technical expertise to field personnel supporting the Western Hemisphere installed-base of High-Density Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition (HDP-CVD)


Past Experience:
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)
Title:
Engineer, New College Graduate Training Program
Dates:
Jul 1998 - Jan 1999
Description:

Participated in "NCG", a highly selective six-month rotational training program for recent graduates from the top engineering universities in the United States.
Completed three five-week projects in engineering, manufacturing, and field


Knowledge, Keywords & Publications

PERFORM Knowledge Consulting
MANAGE Knowledge Marketplace
DESIGN Knowledge Marketplace
PURCHASED Event Services
MANAGED Conference Teams
SOLD Financial Conference Sponsorships
HOSTED Financial Conferences
EVALUATED Conference Management Software
Aetherquest IPReg Software
HDP-CVD
Dielectric CVD (DCVD)
Startup Fundraising
Clearslide
Ring2 Conferencing
Sovren
Tungle
Wiktive
1099Partners

Education & Languages

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1994 - 1998

BS

Materials Science & Engineering

Certifications & Licenses

Series 63

Series 7