Frederic H. Morris, MBA – Executive Committee, North Shore InnoVentures. Mr. Morris is a Partner and Founder at Brook Venture Partners (www.brookventure.com). Brook Venture Fund II is a $100 million venture fund with SBIC license, which has made 15 investments to date. Its focus is Information Technology (CRM, Business Intelligence, Publishing and other data-rich business activities); and Medical Technology (devices/software/technology-based services). Initial investment size is typically $3 million, with total investment in a company of $5 – $6 million. Management is of primary concern in Brook’s evaluation, since it believes that people are the critical element in exploiting great technology and market opportunity. The firm’s first fund with related partnerships invested $25 million into 17 companies; it produced top-quartile returns in its vintage peer group. Mr. Morris is on the Board of HistoRx, Inc., Telematch, Inc.; PointCare Technologies, Inc.; Verge Solutions, LLC; Bioscan, Inc.; Security Innovation, Inc.; Laser Projection Technologies, Inc.; and Atlas Watersystems, Inc. Prior to forming Brook, Mr. Morris founded and led the Specialized Lending Division of State Street Bank in Boston where he was a Senior Vice President and member of the Management Committee. Mr. Morris holds a BA from Yale and earned his MBA from Harvard after serving as Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.