Steven Kubisen, Ph.D.
Dr. Kubisen is an inventor, serial entrepreneur, corporate executive and university technology commercialization executive. His career has spanned research, research management and general management for Union Carbide, Akzo, GE and Alcoa. He has founded two successful companies and has served on numerous boards. His passion for commercializing early technologies and growing entrepreneurial communities led him to university technology commercialization operations at Utah State University and Johns Hopkins University. He later served as managing director of technology commercialization office of George Washington University. At each institution, the focus on commercializing university technology through startups moved each to the top of the national rankings. Over his career, he has helped found over 35 university ventures, has five issued and four pending US patents, and has commercialized over 300 new products. He is a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Dr. Kubisen has an A.B. in chemistry from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Harvard University.
Ph.D. in organic chemistry, Harvard University
A.B. in chemistry, Cornell University