TIP Team

TIP Staff

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Mostafa Analoui, PhD

Executive Director

mostafa.analoui@uconn.edu

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Paul Parker

Director, Technology Incubation Program (TIP)

paul.parker@uconn.edu

Margaret Feeney

Director, Technology Incubation Program (TIP), Stamford

margaret.feeney@uconn.edu

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Brandon Nickle

Coordinator, Technology Incubation Program (TIP)

brandon.nickle@uconn.edu

Erika Paine

Coordinator, Technology Incubation Program (TIP), Stamford

erika.paine@uconn.edu

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Taylor Renaud

Marketing Coordinator

taylor.renaud@uconn.edu

Entrepreneurs in Residence

Kathleen Adams

Entrepreneur in Residence

kqadams@gmail.com

James Baxter

Entrepreneur in Residence

jaygeebxt@aol.com

Sri Divakaruni

Entrepreneur in Residence

divakaruni.sri@gmail.com

Konstantine Drakonakis

Entrepreneur in Residence

konstantine.drakonakis@uconn.edu

Office Hours, make appt. https://calendly.com/kdrakonakis/60min

David Ferrucci

Entrepreneur in Residence

davef@ec.ai

Tom Gerson

Entrepreneur in Residence

teg6854@gmail.com

Jonathan P. Gertler, M.D.

Entrepreneur in Residence

jgertler@bblsa.com

Vijay Jayachandran

Entrepreneur in Residence

vijay.jayachandran@gmail.com

Eric Knight

Entrepreneur in Residence

eknight@remarkabletechnologies.com

Office Hours, make appt. using: https://calendly.com/ericknight/eir/

Gloria Kolb

Entrepreneur in Residence

gloroko@gmail.com

Travis Millman

Entrepreneur in Residence

travis.millman@gmail.com

MaryJane Rafii

Entrepreneur in Residence

mjrafii@gmail.com

Pete Sena

Entrepreneur in Residence

pete@digitalsurgeons.com

Office Hours, make appt. using: https://calendar.x.ai/petesena/uconntip

Erika Smith

Entrepreneur in Residence

esmith@renetx.com

Venture and Incubator Advisory Board

Pamir Alpay, PhD

Executive Director of UConn Tech Park

Associate Dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships UConn School of Engineering

Craig Anderson

Regional Network President

UnitedHealth Group

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John Bartolone, PhD

Director of Open Innovation Global Skin &
Hair Care

Unilever

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Matthew Cohen

Vice President

Research &
Development Medtronic

Nicholas Donofrio

Executive Vice President

Innovation and Technology (Ret.) IBM

Colleen Feriod Cuffaro, PhD

Principal

Canaan Partners

Timothy B. Folta, PhD

Professor, Faculty Director

CCEI UConn

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Jim Fritz

Executive Director

Innovation Business Development United Technologies

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Susan Froshauer, PhD

Biotech Leader &
Entrepreneur

CURE Collaborations+

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Victor Hesselbrock, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Research

UConn Health

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Peter Hicks

Senior Vice President

Manager Emerging Growth Banking Group
Sponsor and Specialty Finance, Webster Bank

Tiffany Kelley, PhD, MBA, RN-BC

DeLuca Foundation Visiting Professor for Innovation &
New Knowledge

UConn School of Nursing

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James LaFrance

CEO and President

LaFrance Consulting, Biotechnology Advisor and Investor

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Charles Lee, PhD, FACMG

Scientific Director and Professor

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Chris McLeod

Managing Partner

Elm Street Ventures

Gerald Michaud

President and Director

Horizon Technology Finance

Bill Moshcella

Co-founder, Chairman

Evariant

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Emma Palmacci

Director of Strategy

Collins Aerospace

Eric Rosow

CEO

CEO Diameter Health

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Juan Salazar, MD, MPH

Physician-in-Chief, Professor Chair, Pediatrics, School of Medicine

UConn Health, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

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Shana Schlossberg

CEO

Upward Hartford

John Strahley

Managing Director

Ironwood Capital

Sal Syed

CEO and Co-Founder

Arccos Golf

Paul F. Thompson

Chief Strategy Officer

Health &
Life Sciences DXC Technology (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)

Shawn Williams, PhD

Vice President, Research and Development

Rogers Corporation

David Wurzer

Executive Vice President &
Chief Investment Officer

Connecticut Innovations, Inc