About OTT

Gloria Jacobovitz, Ph.D.

Image of G JacobovitzDr. Gloria Jacobovitz is a Technology Manager in the Office of Technology Transfer overseeing a portfolio of technologies ready for commercialization. Dr. Jacobovitz has over 10 years of experience in R&D and 15 years in technology-based entrepreneurship. She has founded, funded, mentored, advised and managed telecommunication, biotechnology, biofuels start-ups. She is an accomplished researcher with a citation in the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, over 20 published peer reviewed papers and 6 issued patents.

She was part of the management team that contributed to the Corvis $1 billion IPO, and has extensively consulted and developed corporate and marketing strategies for companies in the US, the EU, and Brazil that contributed to millions of dollars in private equity investments and international bank loans.

Dr. Jacobovitz is a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins University, a member of both the Howard Tech Council Advisory Board and the Baltimore Angel Group. She is the treasurer and an advisory board member of Vasoptic Medical as well as an advisory board member of ClearArmor and Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship. Dr. Jacobovitz holds a MS in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Applied Physics from UNICAMP (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

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