The Technology Commercialization Services Mentorship Program matches early stage faculty researchers with an industry expert to provide personalized guidance. Our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence meet the needs of research faculty on a spectrum of a one time phone call to reoccurring meetings throughout the stages of research development
Konstantine is an experienced early-stage entrepreneur and investor focused on proprietary IMPACT technologies. As an “Entrepreneurial Engineer,” he gravitates to technology companies within the software, advanced materials, med-tech and green-tech markets.
Kate has led cross-functional teams focused on both product development and market development, with experience in biotch, pharma and diagnostics from start-up scale to global corporations. She specializes in uncovering and addressing obstacles to the integration of innovative offerings into clinical practice.
Eric has been an Entrepreneur-In-Residence in the Connecticut community for more than 10 years, and has assisted hundreds of companies throughout various stages of growth. He’s particularly adept at marketing, investor pitches, and commercialization strategies.
Tom has over thirty-five years of corporate finance, business strategy, and operations experience both with large firms, such as Allied-Signal, Sterling Drug and Sanofi Pharmaceuticals. He was the CFO for 3 biotech startups and raised over a total of $100MM from venture capital and/or strategic partner sources for these three start-ups
Vijay is a Fortune50 trained senior executive with over two decades of experience in engineering, operations, marketing and strategy. He likes to sit at the intersection of infrastructure assets that power humanity, and digital technologies that can take them to the next level of performance.