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 McNamaraCtr, del code 2020

Phone number: (612) 624-0550

Fax number: (612) 624-6554

umotc@umn.edu

https://research.umn.edu/units/techcomm

Employee Information

  • Executive Director (Interim)Rick Huebsch, (612) 626-3760

  • Chief of StaffCarol Grutkowski, (612) 625-5313

  • Technology Strategy Group

    • Associate DirectorRebecca Gerber, (612) 626-5469

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Technology Licensing Group

      • Technology Licensing Officer Project LeaderKevin Anderson, (612) 624-8293

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

        • Technology Licensing OfficeLarry 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

        • Senior Marketing ManagerLeza Besemann, (612) 625-8615

    • 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 ManagerCarol Grutkowski, (612) 625-5313

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

        • Project SpecialistLaura Johnson, (612) 626-5438

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

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

        • Patent AdministratorResa Gilats, (612) 624-5871

        • Patent CoordinatorSusan Auspos, (612) 625-2001

        • Contracts ManagerBecky Lowery, (612) 624-6426

        • Contracts ManagerAnna McDonagh, (612) 626-8098

    • Venture Center

      • Associate DirectorRuss Straate, (612) 625-5878

        • Venture Program ManagerMary MacCarthy, (612) 625-6022

Send update requests to jskangas@umn.edu.