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Who We Are

OTL is one of the country's most active offices in the field of technology transfer from university to industry. Our staff, most of whom are professionals engaged directly in licensing, manages over 3,000 active dockets.

Our licensing professionals evaluate technologies that are disclosed to OTL and then develop a licensing strategy for the particular technology. Each associate is responsible for a portfolio of dockets from "cradle to grave." The associates each have an area of technical expertise in life sciences, physical sciences or both.

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Director
Katharine Ku - Director
Kirsten Leute - Associate Director
Luis Mejia - Associate Director

Licensing Associates & Licensing Liaisons
Mary Albertson - Senior Associate
Ximena Ares - Licensing Associate / Caroline Massee
Linda Chao - Senior Associate / Fanny Chu
Evan Elder - Licensing Associate / Andrea Pesce
Irit Gal - Senior Associate / Joan Falciano
Gregg Kyle - Senior Associate / Ngan Tefera
Kirsten Leute - Senior Associate / Mary Jane Wolf
Sergey Marechek - Licensing Associate
Brenda Martino - Biological Materials Specialist
Luis Mejia - Senior Associate / Anie Shannakian
Sara Nakashima - Senior Associate / Rick Gibb
Imelda Oropeza - Licensing Associate / Charmaine Vistan
Mona Wan - Senior Associate

Licensing Liaisons
Fanny Chu - Licensing Liaison
Rick Gibb - Licensing Liaison
Joan Falciano - Licensing Liaison
Caroline Massee - Licensing Liaison
Andrea Pesce - Licensing Liaison
Anie Shannakian - Licensing Liaison
Ngan Tefera - Licensing Liaison
Mary Jane Wolf - Licensing Liaison
Charmaine Vistan - Licensing Liaison

Industrial Contracts Office
Sally O'Neil - Director
Stefani Shek - Associate Director
Jim Gasiewski - Industrial Contracts Officer
Janina Maniaol - Material Transfer Associate
Neil Morimoto - Senior Industrial Contracts Officer
Jaysen Rajkomar - Industrial Contracts Officer
Van Dinh - Administrative Associate

Accounting
Becky Wu - Finance Services Manager
Nancy Fuller - Accounting Assistant
Nita Casulla - Administrative Assistant

Administrative Staff
Khat Ahrary - Administrative Services Manager
Rosaline Azarian - Receptionist/Special Projects
Serena Hanes - Administrator, Stanford Innovation Project
Shawn Harlan - Assistant to the Director
Sally Hines - Special Projects Administrator
Betsy Saiz - Receptionist

Compliance
Maria Gladfelter - Manager
Lisa Freitas - Compliance Assistant

Patenting
Andrea Blecken - Patent Agent

Information Systems
Jody Sumrall - Manager, Information Systems
Carlos Torres - Desktop Support Technician