Lou Pugliese

Chief Executive Officer at UMUC Ventures

Lou Pugliese

Lou Pugliese

Chief Executive Officer at UMUC Ventures

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ETC w/tci, Inc.
Learning Diagnostics, Inc.
UMUC Ventures

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1870

Primary Location

Oak Hill, WV, United States

Number of Boards

7

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General Partner at Edison Ventures Management LLC

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Venture Partner at Nextgen Venture Partners LLC

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Former Director at Edison Ventures Management LLC

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Director of Emerging Media at Cadient Group, Inc.

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Founder at Billtrust

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Founder at Health Market Science, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Urgent Team Holdings, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at JPMorgan Chase Vastera, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Lakeview Strategies LLC

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Founder at The Charles T. Saldarini Group

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Lou Pugliese
Chief Executive Officer at UMUC Ventures
Education

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. Penn State, founded in 1855 as an agricultural college, admitted its first class in 1859. Today Penn State is one of four “state-related” universities (along with the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, and Lincoln University), institutions that are not state-owned and -operated but that have the character of public universities and receive substantial state appropriations.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2019 - Current

UMUC Ventures is a private company headquartered in Bethesda, MD, that provides data analytics, IT solutions and other business model for higher education. Lou C. Pugliese is the CEO, in this role since 2019.The company says this about itself: UMUC Ventures is an innovative business model for higher education that funds, develops and launches new innovative ventures that help higher education institutions compete more effectively in an era of rapid change. UMUC Ventures is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) supporting organization created by University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) to help build the university's endowment to maintain the affordability of a high quality UMGC education for adult learners in Maryland and around the world.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Prior

Novak Biddle Venture Partners is an active manager that provides equity financing to early and later-stage capital requirements, and makes co-investments. The firm invests in information technology companies primarily located in the Mid-Atlantic region, with an investment size between USD 100,000 and 10 million for five to seven years. The firm looks to take minority stake positions in its investments and a seat on the board.

Chief Operating Officer
Prior
Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Edison Ventures management LLC invests in technology companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of financial technology, healthcare IT and enterprise software. It provides financing for companies with revenue between $5 and $25 million & for growth stage capital requirements with an initial investment size ranging from $5 - $20 million.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Moodlerooms, Inc. provides online teaching solutions to institutions worldwide. The firm offers Joule, a cloud-based enterprise learning management system that allows users to create and access courses; collaborate with peers, students, and instructors through forums, chats, blogs, and web conferencing; track student participation; connect to campus staff, students, and other systems; and provides distance learning services. The company was founded by Sheila Gatling, Thomas J. Murdock and Gina Russell Stevens in 2005 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Director
Prior

Regent Education, Inc. provides administrative software solutions for higher education. The firm offers solutions that help automate financial aid verification, packaging, and disbursement. It also supports multiple enrollment models including transfers from one model to another. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Frederick, MD.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2015

Professional Examination Service, Inc. provides online score reporting for candidates and other stakeholders. The firm's services include advisory services, studies of professional/occupational practice, new program feasibility studies, program implementation, examination development, examination administration, scoring and statistical services, program innovation/enhancement, innovative assessment types, alternative recertification programs, self-assessments for continuing competency, practice tests, training-related assessment, market research and program evaluation. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
2010 - Prior

The Software & Information Industry Association, Inc. operates as a business association for the software and information industry. The firm investigates and prosecutes companies accused of using software or content illegally. It provides services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Chairman of the Board
2006 - Prior

Spectrum K12 School Solutions, Inc. provides technology and professional services solutions. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Towson, MD.

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Moodlerooms, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Moodlerooms, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Moodlerooms, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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