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      William A. Porter
Bill Porter is a founder and the first Chairman of ISE. His career is marked by significant innovation, having conceived and developed several new technology based businesses. Mr. Porter is chairman emeritus of E*TRADE, the very first real-time on-line electronic brokerage service, which he established in 1992 and has since led the industry in bringing unmatched efficiencies and cost-savings to the investing public. Beginning in 1980, Mr. Porter conceived and implemented several new financial services, including the first on-line financial management service bureau. Mr. Porter has held numerous senior management positions, including Chairman of Trelleborg Rubber Company; President of Tretorn Shoes; President of Commercial Electronics Incorporated as well as several senior level positions in the science and technology arena. Mr. Porter holds 14 patents, having developed a number of electronic devices and processes. These include the first shoulder mounted back pack broadcast color TV camera; the first electronic diesel-electric locomotive check-out system; the first infrared horizon sensor for satellite stabilization and several other breakthroughs still in use today in a variety of fields. Mr. Porter has a M.S. in Management from MIT, where he was a Sloan Fellow, a M.S. in Physics from Kansas State College and a B.A. in Mathematics from Adams State College.

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