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Kelly Birmingham
Kelly Birmingham
Director of Business Development

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  • Diverse business development background for companies with emerging technologies and solutions, spanning mobile/consumer devices, IOT, semiconductors, components, platforms and beyond
  • Responsible for helping partners leverage PARC’s immense portfolio of capability, technology/IP, and services for innovating and creating success in rapidly changing landscapes
  • M.S. and B.S., Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, California

 

Vincent Chu
  • Content strategy, digital communications, copywriting and creative, social media, integrated marketing campaigns
  • 10 years in technology, computing, biotechnology
  • B.S. in Sociology and Public Policy, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Anna T. Enerio
Anna T. Enerio
Director of Marketing

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  • technology marketing veteran with experience in integrated online and offline global marketing programs, partner management,  and product marketing
  • previously held management and marketing positions at DLNA, SanDisk, Kodak Gallery/Ofoto, and Digital Impact (now Axciom Digital). 
  • MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management;  B.S. in International Management and a minor in Japanese, Villanova University

 

Louise Fransson
  • Business analyst in intellectual capital management
  • Patent strategy and Intellectual property commercialization
  • M. Sc., Mechanical Engineering and Intellectual Capital Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

 

John Knights
John Knights
Senior Director of Business Development

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  • broad operational experience in product development, marketing, and manufacturing
  • expertise in intellectual property transactions and technology transfer
  • clients included corporate research laboratories in the U.S. and Europe; major Taiwanese and Japanese high-technology companies
  • executive positions in companies such as LiveWorks, Inc. and Versatec
  • initiated PARC research into a-Si
  • Ph.D., solid state physics

 

Markus Larsson
Markus Larsson
Vice President, Global Business Development

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  • responsible for the development, integration and implementation of the Company’s commercial growth strategies
  • M.S. in Intellectual Capital Management and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden

 

Marzieh Nabi
Marzieh Nabi
Director of Business Strategy

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  • Director of Business Strategy
  • Systems science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, business strategy, technology commercialization
  • Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics and M.Sc. in Mathematics from University of Washington; M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from Sharif University of Technology

 

Aki Ohashi
Aki Ohashi
Director of Business Development

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  • business development for Japanese market; ethnographic services
  • Partner with the Venture Capital Investment Division of ngi group, inc. (formerly Netage, Inc.) in Japan
  • COO of Tilefile, KK
  • management and IT consulting at L.E.K. Consulting and Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • MBA, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Kateri Paul
Kateri Paul
Capture Manager for Public Sector Operations

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  • leads the development of PARC's research proposals to state and federal government agencies
  • Ph.D. and A.M. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University; A.B.in Chemistry with honors, Bryn Mawr College

 

Austin Pugh
Austin Pugh
Senior Director of Global Business Development and Head of Public Sector

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  • Manages PARC’s engagement and capture strategies for obtaining new business with state and federal agencies
  • Previous experience in technology transfer, energy and infrastructure finance, and advanced manufacturing policy
  • Interdisciplinary Degree in Environmental Engineering, Economics and Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley

 

Lisa Rythen Larsson
Lisa Rythen Larsson
Senior Business Analyst

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  • Commercialization and IP strategies, IP licensing, competitive landscaping and technology valuation
  • Certified Patent Valuation Analyst
  • M.S., Intellectual Capital Management, Entrepreneuship & Business Design and B.S., Industrial Engineering and Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

 

Gregory Smith
Gregory Smith
Director of Business Development

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  • Digital transformation, data analytics, machine learning and IoT
  • IT consulting, system integration, outsourcing, enterprise cloud, software and infrastructure services
  • Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics in low dimensional semiconductor structures. Femtosecond laser design and spectroscopy.
  • Ph.D., Semiconductor Physics, University of California, Irvine. Electrical Engineering, Fullerton College, CA.

 

Bob Stonick
Bob Stonick
Director of Contracting

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  • 25 years Contract Management experience in Aerospace, Aeronautics, Space Systems, and Commercial Aviation, including 15 years in Executive Leadership at the Director and Vice President levels. 
  • Focused on Government and Commercial Contracts for all research projects over the entire Contracting Lifecycle.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of San Francisco; Juris Doctorate degree from Western State College of Law.

 

Michael Waltrip
Michael Waltrip
Intellectual Capital Management

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  • Senior Director, Intellectual Property Management and Commericialization
  • experience in venture fund formations, investments, due diligence and portfolio management, complex commercial transactions
  • former counsel to the Acer Group's venture funds in the U.S.
  • U.C. Berkeley and Hastings College of the Law