UW–Madison’s Discovery to Product is staffed by a dedicated team of professionals who work to foster innovation on campus and provide mentorship, education, and guidance to support UW–Madison’s growing community of entrepreneurs and inventors.
Our team includes experienced Innovation and Commercialization Specialists (listed below) who are veteran business developers, entrepreneurs, product managers and startup executives with specific industry experience in physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, agricultural technology, food science, information technology and consumer goods.
They provide FREE consultation, coaching and mentoring to all UW–Madison innovators!
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Meet Our Mentors
Amar Anumakonda, PhD
Position title: Engineering and Physical Sciences
Phone: (608) 890-2890
Aimee Arnoldussen, PhD
Position title: Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences
Phone: (608) 890-4199
Position title: Life Sciences
Phone: (608) 515-8398
Position title: Food and Nutritional Sciences
Phone: (608) 890-2885
Leadership & Support Staff
Position title: Director
Phone: (608) 890-0860
Position title: Strategic Projects Administrator
Phone: (608) 262-5310
Position title: Department Administrator
Phone: (608) 890-0904
Position title: Strategic Communications Manager
Phone: (608) 890-0885
Position title: Project Assistant
Position title: Communications Assistant