Dr. Brent M. Segal is a Director of Research Science at Lockheed Martin and Chief Technologist for Lockheed Martin Nanosystems following the acquisition of the Nantero Government Business in 2008. Brent is active in the healthcare, energy and Cleantech sectors acting as a technology scout bringing small companies and university projects to Lockheed Martin. He assists with government program management for projects involving sensors, nanoelectronics, and materials science with DOD, DOE, and others. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Brent co-founded and served as the Chief Operating Officer of Nantero, a leading nanotechnology company where he generated more than 100 patents and applications. Nantero raised $31.5 M in three private equity rounds (DFJ, CRV and Globespan) and secured government programs totaling in excess of $50 M. In his spare time Brent enjoys NFL football, specifically monitoring the 49ers. Brent received a B.S. in biochemistry from Reed College and a Ph.D, in chemistry from Harvard University.