Position: Senior Director, Ventures & Accelerator
Department: WARF Accelerator, WARF Ventures
Credentials: B.S. Chemical Engineering (Pennsylvania State University); M.S.E. Management of Technology (University of Pennsylvania); more than 20 years technology commercialization experience, including leadership positions in Fortune 500, startup and small-cap public companies.
Responsibilities: Identifies early-stage technologies within UW–Madison and WARF’s existing IP portfolio with high potential for commercialization. Manages project proposals that seek and/or receive WARF Accelerator funding awards. Leads the creation and initial implementation of forward business plans and funding models for WARF Accelerator assets that are top candidates for commercialization. Collaborates with UW–Madison researchers and administrators, prospective investors and commercialization partners, WARF trustees and other WARF staff. Assistant: Lori Allen
Phone: 608.960.9849Back to Directory