Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame comprises outstanding, eclectic leaders and inventors from public corporations, private businesses, research universities, nonprofit institutes, governmental agencies, and other areas.

Phoebe Cade Miles, PresidentCade Museum
Marco Carvalho, Executive Vice President and ProvostFlorida Institute of Technology
Kathy Castor, U.S. RepresentativeFlorida’s 14th Congressional District
Michael J. DeLuca, Intellectual Property CounselFlorida Power & Light, NextEra Energy
Elizabeth Dougherty, Eastern Regional Outreach DirectorUnited States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Kenneth Ford, Founder & CEOFlorida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition
Richard A. Houghten, Founder, CEO & PresidentTorrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies
James Howard, Executive DirectorBlack Inventors Hall of Fame
Richard Jove, Institute DirectorCell Therapies Institute
Rhea F. Law, PresidentUniversity of South Florida
Arthur Molella, Director EmeritusLemelson Center at the Smithsonian Institution
Janet E. Petro, Deputy DirectorNASA – John F. Kennedy Space Center
Paul R. Sanberg, PresidentNational Academy of Inventors
Mark Sharpe, Executive DirectorTampa Innovation Alliance
Paul Sohl, CEOFlorida High Tech Corridor Council
Sylvia Wilson Thomas, Vice PresidentUniversity of South Florida