Technology Commercialization

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

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 226 Oak Street SE, Suites 226, 280, 228,, 280 McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis MN 55455  Map

Campus mail address: 226 McNamaraCtr, del code 2020A

Phone number: (612) 624-0550

Fax number: (612) 624-6554

umotc@umn.edu

http://techcomm.umn.edu

Employee Information

  • Executive Director (Interim)Rick Huebsch, (612) 626-3760, rhuebsch@umn.edu

  • Chief of StaffCarol Grutkowski, (612) 625-5313, grutk004@umn.edu

  • Technology Strategy Group

    • Associate DirectorRebecca Gerber, (612) 626-5469, gerbe074@umn.edu

      • Senior Technology Portfolio ManagerChris Ghere, (612) 624-6797, gher0006@umn.edu

      • Senior Technology Portfolio ManagerAnne Hall, (612) 626-2033, hallx412@umn.edu

      • Senior Technology Portfolio ManagerKaren Kaehler, (612) 626-8274, kaehl001@umn.edu

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

      • Intellectual Property OfficerEric Olson, (612) 624-6529, esolson@umn.edu

      • Technology Portfolio ManagerHenry Kostalik, (612) 624-9184, kost0101@umn.edu

      • Technology Portfolio ManagerVaughn Schmid, (612) 625-9409, schm2230@umn.edu

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

    • Technology Licensing Group

    • Finance Group

    • Operations Group

    • Industry Research Partnerships

      • Sr. Marketing ManagerLeza Besemann, (612) 625-8615, besem007@umn.edu

        • Technology Commercialization FellowGuru Venkatesan, (612) 301-2728, venkateg@umn.edu

        • Technology Commercialization FellowNaomi Walsh, (612) 301-3055, nmwalsh@umn.edu

    • Venture Center

Send update requests to jskangas@umn.edu.