Industry Forum Steering Council

The Commercialization Council also known as the Industry Forum Steering Council helps to direct the commercialization activities of the NSBRI Industry Forum. Steering Council members select and guide recipients of SMARTCAP awards and advise NSBRI in other activities involving the private sector.

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The Steering Council includes:

Susan Alpert, Ph.D., M.D.
Founder and Principal
SFA Consulting
Chair, Steering Council

Leon Alkalai, Ph.D.
Assistant Division Manager
Systems Engineering and Formulation
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Bryan Bushick, M.D., M.B.A
Founder and Principal
Falcon Health Solutions, LLC

Joseph M. Cosumano Jr.
Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Ret) & President
CFD Research Corporation

Joe Cunningham, M.D., M.B.A.
Managing Director
Santé Ventures

Lance Ishimoto, Ph.D., J.D.
Senior Vice President
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dale Larson
Director, Biomedical Systems
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Ted Smith, Ph.D.
Director of Economic Growth and Innovation
Louisville Metro Government

Nancy Zeleniak
Optimus Strategies

Susan Zelicoff
Director of External Relations & Development
Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University