Innovation and Commercialization Mentors

Amar Anumakonda, PhD

Tech-focused business leader with a passion for addressing global problems in energy and environment. Industry experience in innovation and commercializing game-changing technologies.

Aimee Arnoldussen, PhD

Cognitive neuroscientist with expertise in medical and assistive technologies. Start-up, healthcare, research funding and FDA.

Abram Becker

Expertise in commercial strategy for pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, and diagnostics. Start-up, non-profit, & Fortune 500 experience.

Cecily Brose

Expertise in consumer product development and commercialization. Led innovation platforms in the food industry.

Jeffrey Snell, PhD

Wealth of experience in “double-bottom-line” social impact models that blur the lines between profitability and improved human well-being. Jeff’s professional background includes serving as Entrepreneurial Mentor for the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program, and his…

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Wisconsin’s biohealth industry is growing quickly, fostering innovation

Over the last four years, Wisconsin’s biohealth industry has grown and become a leading economic driver for the state. Last year, it had an economic impact of $32 billion and generated $1.2 billion in state …

PhD student named ‘Rising Tech Leader to Watch’

Rebecca Alcock, a PhD student in industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named among the “2022 Rising Tech Leaders to Watch” by Milwaukee Business Journal.   Read full story at …

Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium —TRIPLE E AWARD CEREMONY NOV. 9

Joe Kirgues and Troy Vosseller, who launched gener8tor 10 years ago in Wisconsin and have guided its growth into one of the nation’s leading accelerator programs for young companies, will accept the “Excellence in Entrepreneurial …