Columbia University

Technology Ventures

Meet Our Team

Management

Orin Herskowitz

Executive Director, Sr. VP of Intellectual Property & Tech Transfer
Orin Herskowitz

Ofra Weinberger

Director of Licensing
Ofra Weinberger

Jim Aloise

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Jim Aloise

Elizabeth Beerman

Director, Contracts & Compliance
Elizabeth Beerman

Marina Blinova

Assistant Director of Marketing
Marina Blinova

Tony Cerone

Director of Finance & Administration
Tony Cerone

Scot Hamilton

Senior Director, Compliance & Contracts
Scot Hamilton

Ron Katz

Associate Director of Manhattanville Licensing
Ron Katz

Licensing

Ofra Weinberger

Director of Licensing
Ofra Weinberger

Maria Bahawdory Rahmany,PhD,MBA

Maria Bahawdory Rahmany,PhD,MBA

Dovina Qu

Technology Licensing Officer
Dovina Qu

Ron Katz

Associate Director of Manhattanville Licensing
Ron Katz

Sam Galindo

Project Coordinator
Sam Galindo

Contracts

Scot Hamilton

Senior Director, Compliance & Contracts
Scot Hamilton

Christine Schlegel Johnson

Christine Schlegel Johnson

Elizabeth Beerman

Director, Contracts & Compliance
Elizabeth Beerman

Finance & Administration

Tony Cerone

Director of Finance & Administration
Tony Cerone

Amy Bechelli

Data Manager
Amy Bechelli

Tim Riley

Business Manager, Distributions
Tim Riley

Brad Crutchfield

Accounts Payable Analyst
Brad Crutchfield

Ismaila Fall

Director, Information Technology
Ismaila Fall

Marques Owens

Accounts Receivable Analyst
Marques Owens

Rachel Kamerman

Distributions Analyst
Rachel Kamerman

Sonia Blunte

Administrative Assistant
Sonia Blunte

Han Michael Chen

Accounts Receivable Analyst
Han Michael Chen

Lisa Pun

Budget Analyst
Lisa Pun

Amilda Agosto

Administrative Assistant
Amilda Agosto

Andrea Beharry

Assistant Director, Administration
Andrea Beharry

Stephen Lewis

Accounts Receivable Analyst
Stephen Lewis

Compliance

Elizabeth Beerman

Director, Contracts & Compliance
Elizabeth Beerman

Belinda Marrell

Compliance Analyst
Belinda Marrell

Brady Butterfield

Portfolio Analyst
Brady Butterfield

Anna Froneberger

Compliance Analyst
Anna  Froneberger

Marketing

Marina Blinova

Assistant Director of Marketing
Marina Blinova

Connolly Jurkiewicz

Marketing Analyst
Connolly Jurkiewicz

Lab-to-Market Accelerator Initiatives

Dmytro Pokhylko

Director, Lab-to-Market Accelerator Network
Dmytro  Pokhylko

Jack Steele

Marketing Manager, Lab-to-Market Accelerator Network
Jack Steele

Lola Kavonic

Program Administrator, Lab-to-Market Accelerator Network
Lola Kavonic

Tim Hoffman

Managing Director, NY State Cleantech Venture Exchange
Tim Hoffman

Teresa DeLuca

Managing Director, NY Life Sciences Venture Exchange
Teresa DeLuca

Julia Byrd

Associate Director, PowerBridgeNY
Julia Byrd

Barry Day

NYSERDA EIR Program and Cleantech Venture Exchange Downstate Program Development Manager
Barry Day

Daniel Goetzel

Executive Director, Cybersecurity Accelerator
Daniel Goetzel

Johan Klarin

NYSERDA EIR Program and Cleantech Venture Exchange Upstate Program Development Manager
Johan Klarin