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UVA chooses Chylla

Richard Chylla will start as executive director of University of Virginia’s Licensing and Ventures Group next week after more than a decade at Michigan State University.

Jan 19, 2022

Lund nominates Nilsson

Niclas Nilsson will become the new head of LU Innovation next week after more than 17 years with dermatology company Leo Pharma.

Jan 11, 2022

Northern Gritstone brings in Bernard

Marion Bernard has joined the executive team of Northern Gritstone as chief investment officer, further filling out the investment company’s C-suite.

Jan 11, 2022

Bob Dole's death mourned

Since its passage, the Bayh-Dole Act has bolstered US economic output by up to $1.7 trillion, supported 5.9 million jobs and helped lead to more than 14,000 spinouts.

Dec 8, 2021

Mann moves on from OUI

GUV Personality of the Year awardee Mark Mann has launched his own consultancy after having overseen Oxford’s social enterprises portfolio.

Oct 19, 2021

WSU chooses Klee for tech transfer office

Lindsay Klee is the new senior director of technology commercialisation at Wayne State University, having previously worked twice for University of Michigan.

Oct 7, 2021

Aubrey and Townend bid farewell to IP Group

CEO Alan Aubrey and CIO Mike Townend are stepping down today, although both will remain employees for six months and consultants thereafter.

Oct 6, 2021

Other News

Tolbert takes trip to URVentures

University of Rochester has rehired Harl Tolbert, currently with Pennsylvania State University, as associate vice-president of URVentures.

Sep 30, 2021

Georgia Tech selects Sivakumar

Raghupathy “Siva” Sivakumar has been appointed as the university’s inaugural vice-president of commercialisation and chief commercialisation officer.

Sep 13, 2021

Hédé assumes Linksium leadership position

François Hédé has taken over as president of Linksium, succeeding Gilles Talbotier who had led the tech transfer organisation for six years.

Sep 2, 2021

WashU chooses Carter as CCO

Dedric Carter has been appointed as Washington University in St Louis first vice chancellor for innovation and chief commercialisation officer.

Aug 11, 2021

UWG brings in Ila

Daryush Ila, a 10-year tech transfer veteran at FSU, will assume the vice-president for innovation and research role at UWG.

Jul 12, 2021

Northern Gritstone puts leadership in place

Jim O’Neill, Duncan Johnson and Russell Schofield-Bezer will lead the investment company set up by the universities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield.

Jul 7, 2021

Editor's Picks

FTX sets up $2bn fund and hires Wu

Amy Wu joined the newly formed FTX Ventures from Lightspeed Venture Partners, where she had overseen the firm's investment in FTX as a partner.

Jan 17, 2022

Burger to hand over CTV next month

Jim Gable, who is vice-president of downstream technology and services at Chevron, will run its CVC unit.

Jan 3, 2022

Interview: SIF and IGV continue venture momentum

Sony Innovation Fund and Innovation Growth Ventures both had a spectacular 2021, and various team members spoke to GCV about their latest investments in Cruz Foam, Delos, Identiq and Kiswe.

Dec 17, 2021

SBIA scores four managing partners

Sumer Juneja, Lydia Jett, Vikas Parekh and Dennis Chang have all ascended at SoftBank Investment Advisers, which runs the corporate's Vision Funds.

Nov 23, 2021
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