UConn makes Alpay's appointment permanent
Pamir Alpay has been appointed vice-president for research, innovation and entrepreneurship at University of Connecticut on a permanent basis.
UT Arlington chooses Corson to lead CETD
Paul Corson is the new executive director of UT Arlington’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development, joining from University of Utah.
OSE brings in Bussey as CEO
Ed Bussey has been hired as chief executive of Oxford Science Enterprises, with Jack Edmondson coming on board as the fund’s first-ever chief investment officer.
IU has a job for Heath
Julie Heath is moving on from Indiana Economic Development Corp to become the inaugural executive director of the IU Innovates Hub.
Perkins bids farewell to OUI
Matt Perkins is stepping down from his position as chief executive of Oxford University Innovation after seven years.
Rochester Institute of Technology picks Plourde
Wayne Plourde has taken over as director of RIT’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office.
Karpe moves from Rowan to Texas State
Rowan University’s director of technology commercialisation Yatin Karpe will join Texas State University in September.
UW-Milwaukee reorganises innovation leadership
Jessica Silvaggi has been promoted to president of the UWM Research Foundation as her former boss Brian Thompson moves to UW-Milwaukee as chief innovation and partnership officer.
Louisiana State University recruits Rogers
LSU’s Office of Innovation and Technology Commmercialization has brought in Spencer Rogers as its new director.
Rice brings in Stepp to oversee tech transfer
Patricia Stepp is leaving Skysong Innovations to become assistant vice-president for technology transfer at Rice University next month.
Midlands Mindforge hires leadership
Lisa Smith and Mike Rees have been appointed chief executive and chairman, respectively, of the recently launched university venture fund Midlands Mindforge.
UNC brings in WashU's Carter as CIO
Dedric Carter is joining UNC Chapel Hill to become chief innovation officer and vice chancellor for innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development.
Yasumoto to lead NTT Docomo Ventures
After GCV Powerlist member Yuko Sasahara Watanabe’s move to NTT Docomo’s lifestyle unit, the CVC arm named Jun Yasumoto president and CEO.
New Zealand dairy company Fonterra targets microbiome investments
Fonterra launched an investment arm last month and its first deal, a $10m funding round US startup Pendulum, targets gut health.
JLR's InMotion moves Fearn up to principal
Louis Fearn has been promoted to principal at JLR's corporate venture arm after three years as a venture investor.
Nadur moves up at BP Ventures
GCV Emerging Leader Sophia Nadur has taken up an acting managing director of Europe and rest of world role at BP’s CVC unit.