Technology Commercialization and Licensing

Nancy Harvey

Managing Director
Director, Technology Commercialization and Licensing
Director, Venture Growth

Nancy Harvey, Ph.D., has guided entrepreneurial new ventures to bring innovative products and services to market and provided experienced Fortune 500 business vision, strategy, and execution to refresh and grow existing enterprises. She has served as an Executive-in-Residence at the University of Chicago, before joining as Director of Venture Support. Currently, she serves as Managing Director of the Polsky Center.

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Carla Bradshaw

Project Coordinator,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-3210

Carla Bradshaw is responsible for supporting several Project Managers in the management of their patent portfolios. Specifically, she handles patent docketing and event monitoring, license maintenance, financial review, government and private foundation compliance reporting, grant closeouts, as well as other intellectual property administrative matters.

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George Chellapa

Associate Project Manager,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-2893

George D. Chellapa evaluates, markets and licenses technologies arising from research at the University of Chicago. He supports the Project Management team in their portfolio management.

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Margaret Fleetwood

Project Manager,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-4619

Margaret's responsibilities include working with team members to evaluate, market and license University technologies. 

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Cristianne Frazier

Senior Project Manager,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-8752

Cristi Frazier is responsible for evaluating, marketing, and licensing technologies arising from research at the University of Chicago. Her intellectual property portfolio includes technologies developed in the fields of neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, and oncology.

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Eric Ginsburg

Assistant Director,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-0746

Eric Ginsburg is responsible for leading the identification, evaluation, protection and commercialization of inventions arising from University of Chicago research. Eric manages a large portfolio of technologies from diverse scientific disciplines including various aspects of chemistry, molecular engineering and medical imaging.

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Cole Johnson

Project Manager,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-3205

Cole Johnson works with team members to evaluate, market, and license technologies arising from research at the University of Chicago.

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Matt Martin

Microbiome Innovation and Ventures Lead,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615

Matt Martin, Ph.D., is the Microbiome Innovation and Ventures Lead for the Polsky Center at the University of Chicago. In this role, he leads commercial development of discoveries from microbiome research at the University of Chicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory. Matt provides access to the broad set of Polsky Center resources including intellectual property development, venture creation and support, team building, and fund raising. He also identifies and develops partnerships with existing companies to take the next step in commercializing the breakthrough microbiome research here at UChicago.

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Anne McLean

Project Coordinator,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-9151

Anne McLean is responsible for supporting Assistant Directors Matt Martin and Thelma Tennant with patent portfolio management. Specifically, she handles patent docketing and event monitoring, license maintenance, financial review, government and private foundation compliance reporting, grant closeouts, and other intellectual property administrative matters.

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Sao-Mai Nguyen-Mau

Associate Project Manager,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-1270

Sao-Mai's responsibilities include working with team members to evaluate, market, and license technologies arising from research at the University of Chicago.

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Teana Stocco

Manager of Project Coordinators,
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-0272

Teana Stocco supports the Project Management team with managing their patent and licensing portfiolo and supports office initiatives. She also serves as a  a liaison between the administrative, operations and finance and project management teams. 

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Thelma Tennant

Oncology Innovation and Commercialization Lead
Technology Commercialization and Licensing

5113 S Harper Avenue, Suite 2C
Chicago, IL 60615
773-834-4020

Thelma's responsibilities include evaluating, marketing, and licensing technologies and managing intellectual property portfolios arising from research at the University of Chicago. 

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