Ray is passionate about bringing new technologies to the market. He possesses a broad set of skills from prior experiences in working with the deep tech startup, scouting for early-stage investment opportunities, and assisting in IP management at university's technology transfer. During his time as a technology scout, he helped multi-national corporations gain visibilities into both deep-tech and business model innovations, fostering engagement with and between the stakeholders creating collaborations, pilot projects, and investments. Prior to that he had spent six years in R&D in the chemical industry. He recently joined Enterprise & Innovation as the Senior Licensing Associate and looks forward to working with the UNR inventors in physical science and engineering vertical.
Ph.D., Coatings and Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University
M.S., Technology Commercialization, Texas McCombs School of Business
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, North Dakota State University
Registered Patent Agent