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 15 years of experience in technology-based entrepreneurship, with start-ups as well as Fortune 500 companies worldwide. She has founded, mentored, advised and managed companies in telecommunication, biotechnology, biofuels, and high performance apparel. She is an accomplished researcher with a citation in the scientific background of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, many published peer reviewed papers and 6 filed 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 also a mentor at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, a Technology Innovation mentor for the University of Maryland Technology Commercialization MBA class, and a member of the Baltimore Angel Group. Dr. Jacobovitz holds a MS in Biotechnology form Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Applied Physics from UNICAMP (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

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