Commercialization Investment Panel

The VCU Commercialization Investment Panel includes industry experts, early-stage investors and entrepreneurs who provide guidance and recommendations for critical commercialization and investment decisions.

The panel reviews technologies and judges inventors’ presentations based on various factors, including patentability, stage of development, unmet market need, industry feedback and societal impact.

 

Geoffrey D. Beecher

Geoffrey D. Beecher

Senior sales specialist

Carticept Medical

Reinhold Brand

Reinhold Brand

Industry expert

Alex Euler

Alex Euler

Investment director

CIT Gap Fund

Jeffrey M. Gallagher

Jeffrey M. Gallagher

Industry Expert

Virginia Bio

Carrie Roth

Carrie Roth

President, CEO and executive director

Virginia Bio+Tech Park

Dennis Schafer

Dennis Schafer

Life Science Management

William Weber

Co-Founder

Communities At Work

Kevin Corby

Independent Consultant

Tracey Greene

Founding Executive Director

Charlottesville Angel Network

Vida Williams

Innovator in Residence

VCU da Vinci Center

Kevin Passarello

Shareholder

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Anthony Fung headshot

Anthony Fung

CEO

GovInsight

William McPheat Headshot

William McPheat

Industry Expert

John Newby Headshot

John Newby

CEO

Virginia Bio

Chris Little Headshot

Chris Little

Founder

SingleStone

Omar Khalil Headshot

Omar Khalil

Vice President & General Manager, Allergy & Pediatrics

Kaleo

William Daugtry Headshot

William Daughtry

Advisor to Early Stage Companies

Mark Lambert Headshot

Mark Lambert

Founder

VArtisans