Innovation

Kevin Kimberlin’s Contribution to the Arts

Yaddo, a creative community for artists, has a rich history dating back to 1900.  Spencer Trask, an 1800s financier whose contributions include funding Thomas Edison’s light bulb and the westward expansion of the railroads, along with his wife Katrina donated their 40 acre estate to the arts, as a retreat and a place for contemplation.  To learn more about Yaddo’s history, please visit yaddo.org. Kevin Kimberlin, Chairman of Spencer Trask & Co., is an Honorary Lifetime Member in recognition of his support of…

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The David Lynch Foundation, TM and World Peace

Meditating to World Peace On June 5, The David Lynch Foundation will host: A Night of Laughter & Song to benefit veterans, at-risk youth and women and children suffering from domestic abuse.  Featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Hugh Jackman and Margaret Cho, my wife and I will be presented with the “Lifetime in Service for Peace” award by The David Lynch Foundation (DLF).      Transcendental Meditation (TM) David Lynch, the beloved auteur, created the David Lynch Foundation to encourage…

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Innovation: Kevin Kimberlin on Healthcare Reform

“ If the United states as a whole could safely achieve spending levels comparable to those of the lowest-spending regions, annual savings of up to 30% of Medicare expenditures could be achieved.” “Such savings could provide the resource to fund important new benefits, such as expanded Medicare coverage….” The implications of regional variations in Medicare spending; The Annals of Internal Medicine; Elliott Fisher of the Dartmouth Institute and David Weinberg, President of Health Dialog Analytics, et al. February 18, 2003.…

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Innovation: Kevin Kimberlin on Networking

What innovation led to the explosive growth of the Internet? Some would say the free release, by Tim Berners-Lee, of the World Wide Web (WWW)1 on April 30, 1993. Others cite Version 1.0 of the graphical browser, Mosaic, introduced on November 11, 1993.2 While these garnered well-deserved recognition, let us consider another, less well known candidate. During this formative era, Dr. David Huber and Kevin Kimberlin began working together to make high-capacity optical networking systems.

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