Brian has held senior technology management positions in startups and established companies. He has focused on business and technology strategy, and managed the development and commercialization of new products for renewable energy and consumer electronics. He facilitated successful cross-border joint ventures, technology partnerships, and collaborative technology and product development programs. Brian has co-founded three startups and participated in a successful initial public stock offering. He has written more than 25 peer-reviewed publications, submitted fourteen granted and pending patents, and spoken at industry events.
Current Role at Stanford
Brian is the TomKat Center’s executive director of innovation transfer. In this position, he helps assist in the commercialization of energy related technology inventions and innovations resulting from research at Stanford.
Education & Certifications
PhD, Stanford University, Materials Science & Engineering (1985)
MS, Stanford University, Applied Earth Sciences (1982)
BA (Hons), Cambridge University, Chemical Engineering (1980)