Startup Instructors

AUTM Annual Meeting

Startup Course Instructors

 

Keith Marmer serves as chief innovation & economic engagement officer at the University of Utah. In this role, Keith has transformed the culture of commercialization at University of Utah, launching three accelerators, a business incubator and a venture fund to support startup companies, facilitating the creation of 52 companies, and generating more than $60 million in university revenue from licensing and industry collaborations. His strong leadership skills come from 30 years of experience as an inventor, entrepreneur and investor. He has three patents, launched three companies, and helped entrepreneurs raise more than $1 billion in investment capital. Previously, Keith was co-founder and managing director of SG3 Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on early-stage life science companies. Prior to SG3 Ventures, Keith was chief business officer at Penn Center for Innovation, University of Pennsylvania. Before his university-based commercialization roles, he was an entrepreneur, founding and scaling two companies and co-founding a consulting firm that advised early-stage growth companies. Across his career, Keith has launched, help to launch or overseen teams responsible for starting more than 140 companies. Keith serves, and has served on numerous corporate and non-profit boards and is a past entrepreneur-in-residence at Princeton University. He received an MBA, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from University of the Sciences.

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Annual Meeting Sponsors

AstraZeneca
Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP
Wellspring
KPPB
Osage University Partners
PhRMA
Casimir Jones, SC
Michael Best & Friedrich
Cayuse
NIIMBL
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Nixon Peabody
Parker Highlander PLLC
LevelSet Capital
Merck
Marshall Gerstein
InfoEd
Blank Rome LLP
KISSPlatform Europe BV
Novartis
LockeLord
Elsevier
Quarles & Brady LLP
Computer Packages, Inc.
Boehringer Ingelheim
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
NYU Langone
Berggren
RWS
Fox Rothschild LLP