Jeff White and Mark Thompson Join Walnut St. Labs To Commercialize New Innovations

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Chris Dima

Founder and CEO

Jul 22, 2014

WEST CHESTER, PA – Walnut St. Labs today announced that Jeff White, formerly CEO of FingerWorks, and Mark Thompson, formerly CTO of ING Direct, are joining Walnut St. Labs to commercialize a series of new cloud computing technologies developed through the Lab’s innovation incubator. White and Thompson will be working with the Lab’s managing partners Chris Dima, Kevin Fleming and Michael Guttman. “We are thrilled to be working with Jeff and Mark,” said Fleming. “They understand our vision for helping technology innovators bring their ideas to market, and they both bring an extensive track record of successfully selling and licensing such technology.” Jeff White is the former CEO of FingerWorks which was acquired by Apple in 2005. Earlier, he spent 16 years at Hewlett Packard in a variety of senior management positions in enterprise computing. Jeff is also a cofounder of Trestle Ventures, a venture fund and angel network based in West Chester, PA. Jeff currently serves as the Founder and CEO at Media Analytics. Mark Thompson is the former CTO of ING Direct (now part of Capital One) and a member of the founding team where he developed innovative technologies that helped to grow the company from zero to over 5 million customers in just 4 years. Mark also served for 5 years in government intelligence as a U.S. Marine and U.S. Government employee. He is currently serving as the Co-Founder and CTO at Media Analytics. About Walnut St. Labs Walnut St. Labs is an early stage startup incubator and innovation consultancy that works with startups to build an MVP (minimal viable product) and bring it to market quickly. The lab also offers affordable co-working space and weekly events for startups and entrepreneurs. Contact Information For media inquires, contact: Chris Dima 267-258-1520 [email protected]