Buckeye Executive Network

Calling all entrepreneurs…

Experienced entrepreneurs who have a desire to help advance Ohio State technologies can do so by becoming a member of The Buckeye Executive Network. Network members receive access to Ohio State’s database of startup-ready technologies and networking opportunities. All network activities are designed to help entrepreneurs build their businesses, raise additional capital, expand networks and support collaboration with community partners. 

Through March 2019, the network consists of more than 100 active members who have widespread industry and operational expertise needed to guide and successfully lead Ohio State spinout companies.

Become a Network Member

Want to be a part of the Buckeye Executive Network? We are looking for individuals who have a passion for helping Ohio State by leading a company or providing guidance on technologies. Network members should have expertise in raising funding and running a company. If you are interested, please submit your resume to our new ventures team.

Submit Your Resume

Contact Us

Senior Director, New Ventures

Cheryl Turnbull


Manager, New Ventures

Kate Schulhaus, PhD


New Ventures Analyst

Lauren Morowit


Director, New Ventures

Zachary Ellis, Jr.


Grants & Contracts Specialist (Accelerator Awards)

Corine St. Gelais


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