Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships

Staff

Per Stromhaug, PhD, MBA

Assistant Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development


per@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-5873
Per Stromhaug
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
     

Scott Hancock

Director, IP Management and Licensing


shancock@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-5874

Scott Hancock
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.
     

Scott Bowen
Director of Special Programs for Economic Development

sbowen@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-5094

Bowen Scott
C. Scott Bowen has a background in law, having worked as an attorney in the private sector, the Broome County District Attorney’s Office, the New York State Attorney General’s Office and the State Organized Crime Task Force. He has also served as a commissioner for the New York State Insurance Fund and as a member of the Board of Directors for the American Business Council Inc. in Washington, D.C.
     

Laura Holmes

Program Associate

lholmes@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-5871

Laura Holmes

Laura Holmes focuses on programs for the office including Innovation Day and Pre-Seed Workshop among others as well as being involved with multiple community non-profit local events and programming.  She also maintains and updates the Intellectual Property database and handles budgeting for the office.  She also assists in supporting the Start-up NY initative at Binghamton University as well as student entrepreneurship.

In addition, she supports the office of State and Community Relations.

Jessica Miller

Administrative Assistant II

jlmiller@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-5870

Jessica Miller Jessica Miller coordinates the daily workflow for the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships.  She works closely with office staff and external law firms in the processing and review of legal documents for patents, disclosures, licenses and royalty distributions.  She handles travel, accounts payable, accounts receivable, arranges meetings and appointments and performs additional office management tasks as well as supporting Startup Suite (Technology Pre-incubator facility) companies.

Ken McLeod

Entrepreneur in Residence

kmcleod@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-5778

Ken McLeod serves as the Entrepreneur in Residence at Binghamton University, where his work focuses on identifying  students with an entrepreneurial interest and assisting them in the launch of new high-growth ventures.  He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering 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.

     

 

 
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