Technology Commercialization

Technology Commercialization

We advance the university’s research to impact lives by translating Ohio State innovations into business opportunities in the global marketplace. The technology commercialization team is the first resource for inventors at the university. We engage with faculty and staff to help evaluate, protect and ultimately find the right market for intellectual property—through licensing or creating a startup company. 

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Director, Faculty Alliances

Art Gooray, PhD


Licensing Analyst

Megan Aanstoos, PhD


Senior Technology Licensing Manager

Jason Dahlman, PhD, CLP


Senior Licensing Manager

Ann Marie Flammang, PhD, RDN, CLP


Manager, Commercialization Strategy

Cassie Dickerson


Executive Director of Licensing

Chris Paschall, PhD, CLP, RTTP


Licensing Manager

Cordellia Bartell


Director, Intellectual Property and Contracts

David Mess, MS, JD, CLP


Senior Licensing Manager

Dongsung "Don" Hong


Senior Technology Licensing Manager

Frank Norris


Intellectual Property Officer - Patents

John Cocumelli


Senior Licensing Manager

Ryan Zinn


Senior Licensing Manager

Stewart Davis, CLP, RTTP


Staff Assistant, Technology Commercialization

Thea Bailey

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