Thomas E. Neal, Jr.  is a serial entrepreneur and technologist. Together with Filippo Beretta, he co-founded Motu Novu in 2009. As a former U.S. Navy commissioned officer, turned first entrepreneur and then business executive, he possesses extensive experience in both military and civilian technologies and operations. Whether designing a process, coding a program, or soldering a circuit board, his passion is to build things, or even new ventures. His personal interests include the kinetic applications of nitrocellulose, being late, and the next generation. He lives in a town in Massachusetts which you are unlikely to visit as a tourist.