Carol GRUTKOSKIOperations Manager and Chief of Staff, University of Minnesota Technology Commercialization

As the Operations Manager in the Technology Commercialization office, Carol Grutkoski oversees a staff of eight people who are responsible for contract compliance, patent and IP management, government reporting of inventions and software tools used by the office. In her role as Chief of Staff, Carol provides data analytics and reports, participates in strategic planning and project management. She joined Technology Commercialization to launch their technology marketing website after a software development career at large companies such as Unisys, United HealthCare and Symantec. Carol has a degree in Computer Science from Michigan Technological University.

Do you know that the University of Minnesota's Technology Commercialization office executed over 600 licenses last year? Come learn about the technology transfer approach and startup processes used by Tech Comm to make this happen.

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