Kirsten Leute, Senior Vice President for College Relations at Osage College Companions (OUP), a enterprise capital fund that invests in startups out of educational establishments. At OUP, she is answerable for the relationships with the greater than 90 tutorial establishments which can be partnered with the fund, partaking potential new companion establishments, and enhancing and creating value-add applications for the partnered tutorial establishments.
Kirsten is an skilled know-how switch skilled, spending 19 years in know-how switch at Stanford College and the German Most cancers Analysis Heart. Previous to becoming a member of OUP, she was Affiliate Director at Stanford’s Workplace of Know-how Licensing. Over her profession at Stanford, she managed portfolios of innovations in most know-how areas, however concentrated in biotechnology.
Kirsten has additionally been actively concerned in know-how switch outdoors her every day work. She is a former two-time board member for the Affiliation of College Know-how Managers and speaks steadily on college know-how switch. Eighteen of expertise in college know-how switch. A lot of the expertise is at Stanford College, but additionally spent one yr on the German Most cancers Analysis Heart in Heidelberg, Germany.
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