Our Team

TLO Senior Management Team

Lesley Millar-Nicholson
Director, TLO
Director, Catalysts, OSATT
Lauren Foster
Associate Director

Manages Life Sciences Technology Licensing Team

Director of IP and Strategic Alliances at Koch Institute

Medicine, Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Diagnostics
Jim Freedman
Associate Director

Manages the Physical Sciences, Software, & Copyright Licensing Team

Consumer Products, Chemicals, Instruments
Zineta Borogovac
Senior Financial Manager

Manages Financial Operations Team

Jonathan Hromi
Intellectual Property Officer

Manages Patent Administration Team

Marlene Mack
Business Manager

Manages Office Operations Team

Life Sciences Technology Licensing Officers

Christina Hedberg
Technology Licensing Officer

Biotechnology, Therapeutics, Biomaterials, Biological Science, Tissue Engineering, Diagnostics

Don Corcoran
Technology Licensing Officer

Therapeutics, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences, Biomaterials

Jim Roberts
Technology Licensing Officer

Life Sciences

Ben Rockney
Technology Licensing Officer

Medical Devices, Cell Biology, Analytical Instrumentation, Digital Imaging, Photonics

Physical Sciences, Software, & Copyright Technology Licensing Officers

Dave McCarthy
Dave McCarthy
Technology Licensing Officer

Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials, Nanotechnology

Deirdre Zammit
Technology Licensing Officer

Semiconductor Materials, Devices, Electronics

Kevin Lefebvre
Kevin Lefebvre
Technology Licensing Officer

Material Engineering, Photonics, Sensors, Optical Networking, Optical Components, Nanotechnology

Myron Kassaraba
Technology Licensing Officer

Software, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Imaging and Computer Vision, Communications

Linda Chao
Technology Licensing Officer

Physical Sciences

Daniel Dardani
Technology Licensing Officer

Coordinator of Singapore-MIT GAMBIT, Software, Computer Sciences, Copyrighted Software, Algorithms, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning and Vision, Gaming Technology

Associate Licensing Officers

Charles Miller
Associate Officer

Manages Incoming Material Transfer Agreements

Andrew Moomey
Associate Licensing Officer

Assists Lauren, Christina, and Don with Licensing

Technology Licensing Associates

Emalee Couture
Senior Technology Licensing Associate

Assists Kevin and Deirdre with licensing

Vlad Leopard
Technology Licensing Associate

Assists Dan and Myron with licensing

Jasmine Wallas Photo
Jasmine Wallas
Technology Licensing Associate

Assists Jim and Dave with licensing

Yukiko Oka
Technology Licensing Associate

Assists Deirdre with licensing.

Danielle L. Wilson
Senior Technology Licensing Associate

Assists Dave and Linda with licensing

Financial Operations

Sanjay Ray
Royalty Distribution and Equity Coordinator

Royalty revenue distribution; Equity

Gloria Garrison
Financial Assistant

Accounts Payable; Legal Bills

Jonathon Glidden
Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounts Receivable; Licensee Invoices and Payments

Nick Northrup Photo
Nick Northrup
Financial Coordinator

Collection Specialist

Andrew Donaghey
Broad Financial Assistant
Joseph Lee Photo
Joseph Lee
Finance/Intellectual Proprety Administrative Assistant II

Patent Administration

Emma Blades
Intellectual Property Assistant
Allison Madden
IPIA Assistant

Assists Siri with IPIA Administration

Susan Oujli
Senior Intellectual Property Paralegal

Physical Sciences

Siri Nilsson
IPIA and Agreement Compliance Officer

MIT Use of Name & Trademark

Peter Bebergal
Technology Licensing Officer
Use of Names, Trademark


Karen Baird
Communications Officer

Oversees all TLO communications, outreach, and marketing programs. Manages TLO Marketing Interns.

Office Operations

Cathy Jin Photo
Office Operations
Cathy Jin
Human Resources/Archiving Administrative Assistant
Office Operations
Tenzom Shongnak
Compliance Administrator
Office Operations
Luna Latif
Sr. Federal Compliance Assistant
Office Operations
Helene Rivera
Federal Compliance Assistant
Office Operations
Alexandra Ramos
Front Desk Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants

Cory Tasley
Administrative Assistant

Assists Ben, Christina, and Don

Chanel Palmer
Administrative Assistant

Assists Dan, Dave, Deirdre, Kevin, Linda, and Myron

Andrea Barry
Executive Assistant

Assists Lesley, Lauren, Jim Freedman, and MTAs

Information Technology

Thomas Brand
Thomas Brand
Systems Administrator
Jeff Lura
Senior Analyst Programmer

Database Management, Data Analytics, Tableau Development

TLO Interns

Molly Madeline Wilson
Marketing Intern
Ritik Patnaik
Marketing Intern
Elaine Kuo
Marketing Intern