2018 Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

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Entrepreneurship Lecture Series: Jacob Johnson

  • Date: Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Location: Olin 208

Jacob Johnson

Founder, innovosource

Jacob JohnsonJacob Johnson has a strong passion and history of knowledge-creation and relationship-building in the innovation community. Currently, his firm, innovosource, acts as a partner and support mechanism to high-tech companies and investors to identify future technologies and create innovation partnerships with research institutions.

Prior to innovosource,  Jacob was a consultant to the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office, and a founding member of three, technology transfer, business development and corporate relations units at the University of Minnesota.

He is also the author and investigator on multiple reports on tech/start-up gap funding and U-I partnerships.

Jacob received BA degrees(biology, business) from Luther College, and an MSMOT-an executive business degree focused on managing/leading in high-tech and innovation intensive environments-from the University of Minnesota, which included residencies in England, Malta, Russia, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Reference sites:

Jacob Johnson LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacobrobertjohnson
Innovosource Homepage: http:www.innovosource.com
Gap Funding Resource Site:
www.gapfunding.org

Questions? Contact Teresa Flinchbaugh, 563-387-1340