Vice President of Technology Transfer & Business Development, Oregon Health & Science University
Brendan Rauw is Vice President of Technology Transfer and Business Development. He is responsible for advancing commercialization of OHSU’s intellectual property, increasing industry research collaborations, and developing strategic alliances. Prior to joining OHSU, Brendan was Associate Vice Chancellor and Executive Director of Entrepreneurship at UCLA, and the founding CEO of Westwood Technology Transfer, an independent entity that oversees commercialization at UCLA. Previously, he held leadership positions at Columbia Technology Ventures, KAUST, and the Boston Consulting Group. He also worked in corporate and business development with Genzyme and Celator Pharmaceuticals. Brendan received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
University technology transfer offices (TTO’s) typically have as their institutional objectives identifying, creating and commercializing intellectual property (IP) being created on their campuses as well as the generation of royalty revenues. However, TTO’s are increasingly being asked to develop and manage a range of new functions including technology maturation funds, the entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus, […]