- Chief Technology Transfer Officer & Head of the Intellectual Property Office
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- Dr. Russell Carrington is the Chief Technology Transfer Officer of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In this role, Russell oversees Berkeley Lab’s technology transfer activities, including managing the lab’s intellectual property (IP) portfolio of inventions and software, and partnering with the private sector to commercialize the IP portfolio. He’s also responsible for overseeing supporting IP agreements such as NDAs, MTAs, IP management plans (IPMPs), and interinstitutional agreements (IIAs); developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem for lab scientists; and implementing commercialization programs funded by the Department of Energy (DOE) and others. Prior to Berkeley Lab, Russell co-founded a startup developing thermal energy storage technology, and headed operations at another startup offering behavioral economics-inspired financial incentives for health and wellness. He started his career with a tour of duty at a management consulting firm.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rice UniversityPh.D., Mechanical Engineering UC BerkeleyCertificate, Management of Technology, UC Berkeley