MedTech Accelerator in Phoenix Arizona - Launching April 2019
 

Management Team

 

Managing Partners

Rick Hall, PhD    Managing Partner, ASU  Dr. Rick Hall is a clinical professor and senior director of health innovation at Arizona State University, where he administrates the Masters in Healthcare Innovation (MHI), Bachelor’s of Science in Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Executive Fellowship in Health Innovation Leadership (EFIHL). He has been a founding member of several health-related companies and is a published writer and researcher. In 2017, he founded the Health Entrepreneurship Accelerator Lab (HEALab) adjacent to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix.

Rick Hall, PhD

Managing Partner, ASU

Dr. Rick Hall is a clinical professor and senior director of health innovation at Arizona State University, where he administrates the Masters in Healthcare Innovation (MHI), Bachelor’s of Science in Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Executive Fellowship in Health Innovation Leadership (EFIHL). He has been a founding member of several health-related companies and is a published writer and researcher. In 2017, he founded the Health Entrepreneurship Accelerator Lab (HEALab) adjacent to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix.

Timmeko Love, MEng, MBA    Managing Partner, Mayo Clinic  Timmeko M. Love joined Mayo Clinic’s Department of Business Development in 2014 as a Sr. Business Development Manager, where she creates strategic alliances and has founded business accelerator programs including Techstars++, The Global Medical Business Immersion Program and The Healthcare Technology Masterclass. Previously, Timmeko was a Principal at Best Buy Capital where she led strategic investments in consumer technology startups, developed a hardware accelerator program and served as a mentor in the first corporate accelerator in the US, Plug and Play. Prior to Best Buy, Timmeko worked in the high tech industry in Business Development, Product Management, Product Marketing and R&D Engineering roles. Ms. Love received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, Master’s Degree in Engineering Physics from Cornell University and has joint Bachelor’s Degrees in Physics from Dartmouth College and Florida A&M University.

Timmeko Love, MEng, MBA

Managing Partner, Mayo Clinic

Timmeko M. Love joined Mayo Clinic’s Department of Business Development in 2014 as a Sr. Business Development Manager, where she creates strategic alliances and has founded business accelerator programs including Techstars++, The Global Medical Business Immersion Program and The Healthcare Technology Masterclass. Previously, Timmeko was a Principal at Best Buy Capital where she led strategic investments in consumer technology startups, developed a hardware accelerator program and served as a mentor in the first corporate accelerator in the US, Plug and Play. Prior to Best Buy, Timmeko worked in the high tech industry in Business Development, Product Management, Product Marketing and R&D Engineering roles. Ms. Love received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, Master’s Degree in Engineering Physics from Cornell University and has joint Bachelor’s Degrees in Physics from Dartmouth College and Florida A&M University.

 
 

Mayo Clinic

Steven Lester, MD    Chief Medical Officer

Steven Lester, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Giedre Ruzgaite, PhD    IP Development Manager

Giedre Ruzgaite, PhD

IP Development Manager

Steve Marsh    Research Operations Administrator

Steve Marsh

Research Operations Administrator

 

Arizona State University

Ji Mi Choi, MS    AVP, Knowledge Enterprise Development

Ji Mi Choi, MS

AVP, Knowledge Enterprise Development

Charlie Lewis    Chief Venture Development Officer

Charlie Lewis

Chief Venture Development Officer

Kimberly     Hutchins    , MA    Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships

Kimberly Hutchins, MA

Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships

Kelly     Sandin    , MA    Program Operations Manager

Kelly Sandin, MA

Program Operations Manager

Annette Kleiser, PhD    Venture Development Manager

Annette Kleiser, PhD

Venture Development Manager