Rahul Saxena
Director, CREATE-X
Daniel Constable
Program Manager
Breanna Durham
Marketing Strategist
Karen Everage
Startup Launch Program Manager
Craig Forest, Ph.D.
Associate Director, MAKE
Kakeng Her
Project Support Specialist, Sr.
Roxanne Moore
Associate Director, LEARN
Ying Wang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Latasha Washington
Admin Professional Sr.
Associate Director, LAUNCH

Program Champions

Melissa Heffner
Co-Director, Female Founders
Skye Svehlak
Project Support Specialist Sr., VentureLab

Leadership and Executive Team

Steven McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Provost/Executive Vice President-Academic Affairs
Raghupathy Sivakumar, Ph.D.
Founding Director, CREATE-X and Vice President of Commercialization
Laurence Jacobs, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor
Chris Klaus
CEO/Founder, Kaneva


Raymond Vito, Ph.D.
Special Advisor

Faculty Committee

Dr. Pamela Bhatti

Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Michael Buchanan

Lecturer, Scheller College of Business

Stephen Chinnis

Professor of the Practice, School of Industrial Design

Dr. Baratunde Cola

Professor, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Nishant Dass

Associate Professor, Scheller College of Business

Dr. Irfan Essa

Associate Dean and Professor, College of Computing

Dr. Wilbur Lam

Associate Professor, Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Pete Ludovice

Associate Professor

Dr. Keith McGreggor 

Director, Venture Lab, Professor of the Practice, Interactive Computing 

Dr. Olufisayo Omojokun

Chair, School of Computing Instruction, College of Computing

James Rains

Professor of the Practice, Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Karthik Ramachandran

Associate Professor, Scheller College of Business