Meet some of our alumni who’ve founded businesses and organizations that are thriving in the marketplace. Most started their work while here as undergraduates with the support of the Baker Institute’s faculty, staff, course offerings and innovation pipeline.
LifeServe Innovations, LLC
Zach Bloom ’09, ‘10 and Rick Arlow ’09
LifeServe Innovations airway products elevate the quality of care and improve outcomes for oxygenation in difficult airway patients. The company started as an undergraduate research project at Lehigh University that focused on the development of innovative oxygen delivery techniques to treat
George Guest, LLC
George Keeler ’09
A hiking enthusiast and avid outdoors man, George Keeler ’09, was very critical about camping gear especially backpacks, always liking certain features but never finding one that completely fit his needs. He took the matter into his own hands.
Lehigh Valley Grand Prix
Mike McCreary ’07
Mike knows a thing or two about rave reviews. In July 2007, McCreary tapped into Pennsylvania’s passion for motor sports by launching the Lehigh Valley Grand Prix. Not bad for a marketing major who earned his diploma just two months before the grand opening.
Rob Sandie ‘06
A unique social networking site featuring a Web application that lets users upload, enhance and share digital video quickly and easily inside their browser.
hField Technologies, Inc.
Curtis MacDonald ’05
Blake Kleintop ’06
The move from university housing to an off-campus apartment has become a rite of passage for many undergraduate students. It also can present a dire problem for today’s tech-savvy students: internet accessibility.
Brad Bartkowski, ‘07
Ross Johnson, ‘07
Orion Security LSP provides GPS fleet management technology to mobile work forces. Through our solutions, Orion customers are able to generate significant return through reduced fuel consumption, increased operator compliance, increased safety,
Tim Marks ‘04
Pat Clasen ‘04
EcoTech Marine has revolutionized the way people think about water movement in reef aquariums. Our technologically superior pumps produce unmatched broad yet gentle flow, while placing the motor outside the tank—preserving the beauty of your aquarium and enhancing the health of your aquarium ecosystem.
Soccer Without Borders
Ben Gucciardi, Founding Director ’05, G’06
Soccer Without Borders was the first Joan F. and John M. Thalheimer ’55 Student Entrepreneurs Competition, Social Entrepreneurship Division Winner in 2006.
Ben Gucciardi, along with fellow classmates Kyle Hartman ’06, and Justin McLennan ’06G, saw unlimited possibilities to take advantage of soccer’s worldwide popularity.