Director, Technology Development and Transfer, for the International Copper Association.
Hal Stillman is member of the Investment Committee of Aurus Ventures III Venture Capital Fund. He is responsible for leading industry-funded R&D focused on developing ways to improve the use of copper in existing applications and create new applications for copper.
Hal has over 40 years of experience in technology management across the entire cycle of concept creation, intellectual property protection, product and process development, and technology commercialization.
Hal is the inventor of a key patent for automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) and licensed the patent to many medical device companies.
He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from New York University and pursued MBA studies at NYU’s Stern School of Business. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA.
José Pablo Arellano is a member of the Investment Committee of Aurus Ventures III Venture Capital Fund. He was CEO of CODELCO (2006-10), the world largest copper producer. Minister of Education of Chile (1996-2000). Head of the National Budget (1990-96).
Arellano has been the President of the Board of Directors of Fundacion Chile and a member of the Board of Directors of Banco Estado, Television Nacional and several private companies.
He is a member of CIEPLAN and is a board member of several private companies and non profits institutions.
He holds a PHD in economics from Harvard University, USA.
General Manager at the Mineral Resources Department at Mitsui Chile.
Aurus Ventures III Investment Committee Observer. He has over 23 years of experience at Mitsui, he is an expert in mineral and metal resources. His previous experience includes working for the Mineral & Metal Business Unit at Mitsui & Co. ltd (Head Office) and Mitsui & Co. (Brasil) S.A. in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Member of the Aurus Tecnología Fund Investment Committee.
Hernan is an Electronic Engineer from Universidad Santa María, with a major in Telecommunications. He has over 25 years of professional experience, primarily in the area of Information Technology and Communications. He worked at BM for eight years in various management positions in Chile, USA and Latin America. He later served as manager of Inacom Corporation in Brazil for two years, returning later to Chile as general manager of Compaq Computer Corporation for 5 years and then as general manager of Microsoft in Chile until 2008.
Currently, Hernan is the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Universidad Andrés Bello. Furthermore, Hernán also serves as Director of CAP, Fashion’s Park S.A. and Belltech S.A. It has also ventured into the world of entrepreneurship with AxonAxis (now part of Equifax) and now with Izit and Spincorp. Hernan is a member of the Executive Committee of the Circle of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of ICARE and director PROhumana, a foundation dedicated to the development of CSR in Chile.