Second Act Enterprises, LLC
Jerry Ridder is a graduate of Rutgers College of Engineering (’77) and has more than 40 years of experience in industrial design and construction covering diverse industries from Pharmaceuticals to nuclear power plants. He has held a variety of leadership positions in engineering, including an emphasis on Information Technology, and management guiding teams to successful project conclusions. Jerry has formed and assisted numerous start-up companies during his career and enjoys the pursuit of the intrapreneurial spirit. His current interest is focused on IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) where he leverages his expertise in IT and industrial systems to improve processes. Jerry is happy to be involved with the Rutgers Innovation Corp (I-Corp) as a mentor and coach where he works with aspiring teams in the quest to evaluate their ideas via customer discovery and concept evaluations.