Author: Kent Summers
Kent J. Summers, Partner - joined Garofalo & Associates in 2001 following 15 years of executive management experience in the software industry, where he successfully built, financed and sold a number of software companies.Kent is an expert in emerging software technologies and markets with extensive corporate finance and operational experience. Prior to G&A Mr. Summers served as Chairman & CEO of Collego Corporation (acquired by MRO Software), founder and CEO of MyHelpdesk, Inc. (acquired by PC Support, Inc.), and VP of marketing at Electronic Book Technologies (acquired by INSO Corporation). Mr. Summers is a co-founding member of the W3C Technical Advisory Board (MIT 1994), and served as a director with the X Consortium and OASIS. Kent began his career in NYC as a program trader on the options trading desk at Bear Stearns & Co. Mr. Summers is currently an active mentor with the MIT Venture Mentoring Services program, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Houston.
Glushko, Robert J., Dougherty, Dale, Kimber, Eliot, Rizk, Antoine, Russell, Daniel M., Summers, Kent (1994): HTML -- Poison or Panacea?. In: Proceedings of ECHT 94 the ACM European Conference on Hypermedia Technology Sept 18-23, 1994, Edinburgh, UK. pp. 245-246. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/hypertext/192757/p245-glushko/p245-glushko.pdf
Nisen, W. G., Limback, Jeff von, Johnson, Scott, Summers, Kent, Shephard, Maurice (1994): Private Sector Perspectives on Advances in Hypermedia. In: Proceedings of ECHT 94 the ACM European Conference on Hypermedia Technology Sept 18-23, 1994, Edinburgh, UK. pp. 250. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/hypertext/192757/p250-nisen/p250-nisen.pdf