Jonathan Aberman is a recognized leader of the National Capital Region's technology community. He was recently named as one of the Washington Business Journal's Power 100 most influential regional business leaders. He is the founder of Amplifier Ventures and Chair of FounderCorps. As an expert on technology commercialization he has consulted with federal and national agencies and executive branches and helped shape state and national approaches to startups, commercialization and entrepreneurship. He is also an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He regularly appears in the media regarding topics of economics as the co-host of LeftJab Radio, a nationally broadcast radio program on SiriusXM and as a blogger for the Huffingon Post.