Marketing Course Faculty

Marketing Course Faculty


Alyssa Amen is the marketing and communications manager at NUtech Ventures, the technology commercialization affiliate of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She develops integrated marketing campaigns to engage industry and university audiences, leading the office’s digital and content strategy, public relations, multimedia production, branding and advertising. Prior to joining NUtech Ventures, Alyssa worked for a University of Nebraska–Lincoln research center, where she led communications strategies for federal-funded research programs. She has also worked in corporate communications for Fortune 500 transportation industries. Alyssa received her MBA and M.A. in Integrated Marketing Communication from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Chad Riggs began marketing for the Office of Technology Licensing at St. Jude in March 2013. Prior to that, Chad received his MBA from the University of Tennessee (2006), and founded Mill Creek Holdings, a Technology Transfer and New Technologies Consulting Firm with clients that include Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Voices Heard Media, Elixir Media Group, 360ip; and VC firms (Innovation Valley Partners, Battelle Ventures, SoHoVista, Aldis, & Academy Funds). He obtained his BS in Engineering Design from East Tennessee State University and was previously employed in doing 3D design (video games, TV, medical/surgical simulation, construction).