Robert de Neve is founder and CEO of BriteLab Inc. (formerly E Systems) the world’s first OEM Certified, Automation-Based, Product Innovation & Realization company. BriteLab uses its 40 years of OEM experience, and full spectrum of product development and process automation solutions, to help customers design and build leading edge mechatronic products and advanced factory processes. He is founder and General Partner of NextPhase an Angel Investment & Intellectual Asset Development firm providing solutions to high technology companies and small businesses looking to productize and monetize unique asset structures and business process methodologies. Robert is also the chief architect and master instructor of the Business Combat Training & Management System. A unique employee development and management training program that combines 1) Martial Arts Philosophy, 2) Silicon Valley Entrepreneurism and 3) Ivy League MBA Skills, into a personal empowerment and business self-defense system for management professionals trying to survive and succeed in an increasingly dangerous business world.