Speakers

Atul Varadhachary

Atul Varadhachary

Managing Partner, Fannin Innovation Studio
Barry Johnson

Barry W. Johnson

Director of the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, National Science Foundation
Bob Starzynski

Bob Starzynski

Director of Business Development, Innovation Works

Brad Bishop

Executive Director, OrthoWorx
Brian Slawin

Brian Slawin

Regional Director and Portfolio Manager, Ben Franklin Technology Partners | Central & Northern Pennsylvania
Bruce Mehlman

Bruce P Mehlman

Partner, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, Inc.
Byron Clayton

Byron Clayton

President and CEO, Research Park Corporation
Charlie Brock

Charlie Brock

CEO, Launch Tennessee
Cheryl Turnbull

Cheryl Turnbull

Senior Director, New Ventures, Technology Commercialization Office, The Ohio State University
Chris Sasiela

Chris Sasiela

Regulatory Specialist for the Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Dan Berglund

Dan Berglund

President and CEO, SSTI
Dean Amhaus

Dean Amhaus

President and CEO, The Water Council

Debbie Hughes

Vice President of Higher Education and Workforce, The Business-Higher Education Forum
Deborah Cummings

Deborah Cummings

Principal and Senior Director, TEConomy Partners, LLC
Ellen Kahler

Ellen Kahler

Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Ivy Estabrooke

Ivy Estabrooke

Executive Director, Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative

James Ramey

Principal and Fund Manager, VTC Innovation Fund
Jennifer Shieh

Jennifer Shieh

Chief Scientist and Senior Technology Policy Advisor, U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Investment and Innovation
Jerry Adams

Jerry Adams

President & CEO, Arkansas Research Alliance
Jodi Black

Jodi Black

Deputy Director of the Office of Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health
John Dement

John Dement

Chair-elect, Federal Laboratory Consortium
John Provo

John Provo

Director, Office of Economic Development, Virginia Tech
Jonathan Dworin

Jonathan Dworin

Policy Analyst, SSTI
Kathleen Graham

Kathleen Graham

FTTA Program and Regional Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kent Glasscock

President, Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Principal, Green Economy
Kim Parker

Kim Parker

Director of Social Trends Research, Pew Research Center
Kristin Sharp

Kristin Sharp

Director, Initiative on Work, Workers, and Technology

Kristy Campbell

Chief Operating and Marketing Officer, Rev1 Ventures
Leslie Smith

Leslie Lynn Smith

President and CEO, EPIcenter
Lynn Gellermann

Lynn Gellermann

Executive Director, TechGROWTH Ohio
Mark Harris

Mark Harris

President & CEO, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition and Institute
Mark Troppe

Mark Troppe

Senior Vice President, CREC
Maureen Conway

Maureen Conway

Vice President for Policy Programs, Executive Director of Economic Opportunities Program, Aspen Institute
Michael Cassidy

Michael Cassidy

President and CEO, Georgia Research Alliance
Michele O'Connor

Michele O’Connor

Investment Manager, West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust
Paula Sorrell

Paula Sorrell

Director of the Economic Growth Institute, University of Michigan | Office of Research
Peter Longo

Peter Longo

Senior Managing Director, Investments, Connecticut Innovations, Inc.
Phillip Singerman

Phillip Singerman

Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Rebecca Bagley

Rebecca Bagley

Vice Chancellor for Economic Partnerships, University of Pittsburgh
Steve Wyatt

Steve Wyatt

Associate Vice Chancellor/Vice Provost for Economic Development, University of Missouri
Susan Palisano

Susan Palisano

Director of Education and Workforce Development, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology

Tom Gillespie

Partner for Investments, In-Q-Tel
Tom Weithman

Tom Weithman

Vice President and Managing Director, CIT GAP Funds; President and Chief Investment Officer, MACH37 Cyber Accelerator