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Available: SUNY BROOME Technical Assistant for Entrepreneurship Position (part Time)

Education:           High school ___4_____  years

              College _2_ years,with specialization in Technology (Associates degree PREFERRED)

              Experience: 

               At least 1 year’s experience computer related field

                  Teamwork, writing, familiarity with innovative technologies and proficiency with computer applications

Housed in the Koffman Incubator

Interested persons need inquire to hertzogjm@sunybroome.edu. 

Available: SUNY Broome Entrepreneur in Residence Position

30%: 

  • Promotes the entrepreneurial spirit on the SUNY Broome campus. The primary activity would be building and expanding curriculum and activities for a highly visible and campus-wide entrepreneurial program that could have a base in a highly successful EAP model.  Works with students and faculty to infuse entrepreneurial thinking and ideas into the curriculum and grow both the credit or non-credit entrepreneurial programs. Works with faculty on how to incorporate entrepreneurial concepts in appropriate classwork. Maintains effective relationships with community resources that will allow for student success in our local community. Connects program participants with necessary resources. Provides 1:1 mentoring as appropriate to student and EAP client entrepreneurs and startups.

25%

  • Leads engagement efforts with community partners that help foster relationships with community groups and potential strategic partners, resources, and complementary events. Creates an innovation and entrepreneurship workgroup/committee from SUNY Broome faculty, students, Community Education, and interested community members. Builds strong relationships with local, state and national economic development organizations, business incubator programs, and start-up community leadership to share best practices. Works with Koffman Southern Tier Incubator (KSTI) staff to develop a strong relationship with their Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships at Binghamton University.

20%

  • Leads engagement efforts with community partners that help foster relationships with community groups and potential strategic partners, resources, and complementary events. Creates an innovation and entrepreneurship workgroup/committee from SUNY Broome faculty, students, Community Education, and interested community members. Builds strong relationships with local, state and national economic development organizations, business incubator programs, and start-up community leadership to share best practices. Works with Koffman Southern Tier Incubator (KSTI) staff to develop a strong relationship with their Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships at Binghamton University.

15%

  • Supports the development of a strategic plan, metrics and collection of data for assessing SUNY Broome’s entrepreneurial activities and programs. Evaluates the performance of each program in meeting the goals and objectives of SUNY Broome’s entrepreneurial efforts at the Co-Lab. Reviews activity reports, and metrics to determine program progress and the status of attaining objectives; revises objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions. Coordinates efforts to apply for grant funding to support the Student and Entrepreneurial Incubation Program

10%

  • Manages Co-Lab programs and classes related to business and entrepreneur skills, program/event space, including making the event space ready for use. Performs facility management tasks including space/furniture/equipment arrangement, and creating/updating standard operating procedures. Works with program-assigned TA to provide appropriate technology for students and staff.

Housed in the Koffman Incubator

Interested persons need inquire to hertzogjm@sunybroome.edu. 

 

EIP Employees

Dan Mori

Director of Business Incubation
Dan is leading and developing Binghamton University’s business incubation program. Dan is the president and chair of Employment Solutions and founder of “Launch to Greatness”. He also facilitated the Southern Tier Meet Up events for over three years and has an extensive knowledge in strategic planning and business development.

Per Stromhaug

Assistant Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Per Stromhaug oversees the office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships including tech transfer activities, the start-up suite, entrepreneurial support and economic growth initiatives. He is also overseeing the new High Technology Incubator in downtown Binghamton and is the lead contact for the Start-up NY initiative at Binghamton University.

Alex Hagen

Clean Energy Program Director
Alex Hagen joins our team with extensive management experience on many different types of projects including new system implementation, process improvements and change management.  Alex is CFO at ShrubBucket.com and has worked with energy companies for over 9 years.  He will mentoring all clean energy companies within our incubator.

(607) 592-4088
ahagen@binghamton.edu

Laura Holmes

Assistant Director of E&IP
Laura Holmes manages the administrative staff in the office and focuses on programs and events including Innovation Day and Pre-Seed Workshop among many others. She is also involved with community non-profit events and programming, supports economic development activity, including the Start-up NY initiative, and focuses on student entrepreneurship. In addition, she is involved in the operation of the SUNY BEST program and supports the office of State and Community Relations.

Anthony Frontera

Entrepreneur in Residence
Tony Frontera is a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Binghamton University with 25 years of sales and management experience in specialty retailing and manufacturing. He also has a background in marketing through his time heading up marketing for the McIntosh Laboratory.

Emma Baudendistel

Program Administrator
Emma Baudendistel provides support to the Office of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Partnership. She serves as a key coordinator in event planning for the department and assists with Start-Up companies at Binghamton University. She also provides support to the Assistant Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.  Emma assists the Southern Tier Clean Energy Program Director with recruiting companies to the region and representing the Clean Energy Program.

(607) 777-5870
emmab@binghamton.edu

Eric Krohn

Program Coordinator
Eric Krohn is a successful inventor and entrepreneur who leverages his experience in guiding and mentoring companies at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator. As Program Coordinator, he facilitates programming to help startups grow and succeed, with an emphasis on veteran entrepreneurship. Eric’s companies include Gyro Heat Technologies, b-Safe Products, and Cubed CBD Tinctures.

(607) 280-9001

Scott Hancock

Director, IP Management and Licensing
Scott Hancock is involved in all aspects of protecting, leveraging and transferring University intellectual property assets to company commercialization partners. His responsibilities include exploring the business case for inventions generated campus-wide, managing faculty and student engagement with patent counsel, marketing technologies and negotiating options and licenses. He also takes the lead in crafting confidentiality, material transfer and inter-institutional agreements. He works closely with the Office of Sponsored Programs relative to intellectual property rights in grants and contracts.

Kenneth McLeod

Entrepreneur in Residence
Ken McLeod serves as the Entrepreneur in Residence at Binghamton University, where his work focuses on identifying students and staff with an entrepreneurial interest and assisting them in the launch of new high-growth ventures. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and completed post-doctoral studies in Anatomy and Cell Biology at Tufts University. His research expertise is in the area of electromagnetic interactions with living tissue, and he holds over 25 patents in this area. He is a serial entrepreneur, having launched twelve ventures over the past 30 years, primarily in the health and wellness industry.

Scott Moser

Technology Licensing Assistant
Scott Moser focuses on leveraging, transferring, and licensing University intellectual property assets to company commercialization partners. His responsibilities include preparing analytical and evaluative state-of-the-art assessments on the patent and commercial potential of inventions through a thorough review of highly-specialized information from patent data bases, interviews with inventors and company representatives, and additional research and analysis. He received his law degree from Capital University Law School, and is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Mike Driscoll

Financial Advisor
Mike Driscoll has joined our team as a consultant for the start up companies. Mike has several years of experience as a business advisor and worked with the Small Business Development Center providing small businesses, start ups and entrepreneurs with business planing advice. He’s also the CEO of M.D.G in Ithaca, New York.

Cory Kimmell

Business Development Assistant
Cory plays an integral role in building and engaging with the start up community in creating effective strategies that will promote the long-term growth. Cory is implementing marketing communications to strengthen and grow the entrepreneurship eco-system and programming within the incubators.  

Olga Petrova

Technology Transfer Licensing Associate
Dr. Olga Petrova applies her life sciences training, expertise, and experience working with industry to the Binghamton University portfolio of technology transfer cases. She engages faculty researchers in the assessment, patenting, and commercialization of new technologies arising from Binghamton research groups. Olga holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, and has completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship through the Roche pharma research and early development (pRED) program.

Darrell Robinson

Technology Transfer intern
Darrell is helping the team conduct marketing campaigns for various technologies by identifying company and academic end-users. He is also applying his IT skills to perform quality control on, and further leverage the functionality of, the database used to manage the campus portfolio of inventions. This includes doing analytics on citations of Binghamton patents. As a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Darrell conducts research on the genetics of the immune system.