Office for Technology Commercialization

Parent unit(s): Office of the Vice President for Research

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 200 Oak Street SE, 280 McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis MN 55455  Map

Campus mail address: 280 McNamaraC, del code 2003

Phone number: (612) 624-0550

Fax number: (612) 624-6554

umotc@umn.edu

http://www.research.umn.edu/techcomm

Employee Information

  • Associate Vice PresidentJay Schrankler, (612) 626-5438

  • Chief of StaffTom Hutton, (612) 626-3429

  • Technology Strategy Group

    • Associate DirectorRebecca Gerber, (612) 626-5469

      • Senior Technology Portfolio ManagerLeza Besemann, (612) 625-8615

      • Senior Technology Portfolio ManagerChris Ghere, (612) 624-6797

      • Senior Technology Portfolio ManagerAnne Hall, (612) 626-2033

      • Senior Technology Portfolio ManagerKaren Kaehler, (612) 626-8274

      • Assistant Technology Portfolio ManagerVaughn Schmid, (612) 625-9409

      • Assistant Technology Portfolio ManagerXu Zou, (612) 625-8350

      • Intellectual Property OfficerKaren Ohlfest, (612) 625-4907

      • Intellectual Property OfficerEric Olson, (612) 624-6529

  • Technology Licensing Group

    • Associate DirectorRick Huebsch, (612) 626-3760

      • Technology Licensing OfficerKevin Anderson, (612) 624-8293

      • Technology Licensing OfficerBJ Haun, (612) 626-8495

      • Technology Licensing OfficerLarry Micek, (612) 624-9568

      • Technology Licensing OfficerAndrew Morrow, (612) 626-7283

      • Technology Licensing OfficerKevin Nickels, (612) 625-7289

      • Technology Licensing OfficerRajesh Udupa, (612) 624-3966

      • Contracts ManagerBecky Lowery, (612) 624-6426

      • Contracts ManagerAnna McDonagh, (612) 626-8098

      • Online Licensing Manager and Student ManagementCarol Grutkowski, (612) 625-5313

  • Finance Group

    • Finance ManagerNathan Wassenberg, (612) 301-1323

      • Royalty AccountantLuba Anderson, (612) 626-8096

      • Royalty AccountantYulia Wieland, (612) 626-2343

      • Patent AccountantBrian Gudio, (612) 626-6611

  • Operations Group

    • Operations DirectorTom Hutton, (612) 626-3429

      • Business Systems AnalystPhil Snyder, (612) 624-2440

      • Executive Office and Administrative SpecialistLaura Johnson, (612) 626-5438

      • Principal Office and Administrative SpecialistJoy Kangas, (612) 624-3545

      • Patent Administrative SpecialistLaurel Corgard, (612) 626-2084

      • Patent AdministratorResa Gilats, (612) 624-5871

  • Venture Center

    • Associate DirectorRuss Straate, (612) 625-5878

      • Venture Development ExecutiveDale Nugent, (612) 626-3413

      • Discovery Capital Venture ExecutiveMichael Fitzpatrick, (612) 624-0550

Send update requests to ljohns@umn.edu .