Our BoardCommNexus is a non-profit organization that is member supported. We rely on the sponsorship of industry companies, along with the participation of individuals from our community, to assist us in helping the San Diego technology community. Our Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from our sponsor companies and industry advisors.
At the heart of EvoNexus is a driven team working tirelessly to ensure EvoNexus provides startups with the support and opportunities needed to prosper and pioneer the future of technology.
EvoNexus Irvine Committee
Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director of UCI Applied Innovation
Richard is a Chairman of Tech Coast Angels and the Director for UCI Applied Innovation. Formerly, he was the Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University. He received his Ph.D. in Management from Claremont Graduate University (CGU). Dr. Sudek’s primary research interests are in the area of entrepreneurial finance, entrepreneurial leadership, and team leadership. Dr. Sudek has taught at INSEAD in France, the Rotterdam School of Management in Holland, and at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management of CGU. In addition, he currently consults extensively with startup companies on matters related to strategy, financing, operations, and executive coaching. Currently an active angel investor (venture capital) with over 20 investments in startup companies, Mr. Sudek sits on the Tech Coast Angels board.