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The Office of Commercialization supports WSU staff and researchers who seek to disclose, protect, and commercialize the innovations resulting from their work.

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Management

Christopher J. Keane PhD

Vice President,
Research
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Sita Pappu PhD

Assistant Vice President,
Commercialization
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Technology Licensing

Scott Steiger PhD
Assistant Director, Physical Sciences

Portfolio emphasizing:

  • Engineering & Physical Sciences

Rabindra Nanda MBA
Technology Licensing Associate

Portfolio emphasizing:

  • Bioproducts, materials, and Copyrights

Aileen Helsel PhD
Technology Licensing Associate

Portfolio emphasizing:

  • Veterinary, Health and Life Sciences

Jessy McGowan MS
Technology Licensing Associate

Portfolio emphasizing:

  • Plant Sciences

Eric Wannamaker JD
Technology Licensing Associate

Portfolio emphasizing:

  • Engineering

Licensing Assistants

Shreya Bhakta MS
Technology Licensing Assistant

Anthony Dorsett JD
Technology Licensing Assistant

Intellectual Property Management

Mike Staggs JD/MS
Patent Portfolio Manager

Cynthia Hervin
Program Coordinator

Business Operations

Denise Keeton
Assistant Director, Business Operations

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Shelly Bradley
Administrative Assistant II

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Cascade Herriott
Information Systems Coordinator

Sreejith Thankappan
Program Specialist II

Diane Latham
Fiscal Specialist

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College Partners

Albert Tsui PhD
Business Development Specialist

College:

  •  CAHNRS

Scott Maloney PhD
Business Development Specialist

College:

  •  Veterinary Medicine