Carnegie Mellon University’s experience in evolving a university innovation ecosystem has greatly contributed to the transformation of the regional economy. Building upon the Pittsburgh experience, the presentation will highlight innovative strategies for engaging frontline faculty, venture and economic development partners to accelerate the development of university spin-offs.
Tim McNulty, Carnegie Mellon University (moderator)
Lenore Blum, Founding Director of Project Olympus, Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science, Co-Director CIE, Carnegie Mellon University
David Mawhinney, Executive Director, Don Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; Managing Director, Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund; Director, i6 Agile Innovation System; Assistant Teaching Professor, Tepper School of Business; Co-Director, CIE, Carnegie Mellon University
Bob Wooldridge, Director, Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation (CTTEC), Carnegie Mellon University