FORA.tv Speaker - Chris Coburn
Chris Coburn has served as executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations (CCI), Cleveland Clinic’s corporate venturing arm, since it was established in 2000. Cleveland Clinic’s 35 spin-off companies have raised more than $450 million in equity investment and, in 2010, CCI was recognized by Global Corporate Venturing as one of the world’s top 30 health corporate venturing organizations.
Mr. Coburn serves on the board of directors of Autonomic Technologies, Cleveland HeartLab, Explorys, PeriTec, and BioEnterprise. He is a former vice president and general manager of Battelle Memorial Institute, director of the U.S. Enrichment Corporation, and author of the only comprehensive profile of public sector commercialization initiatives. Mr. Coburn has consulted, testified, and spoken on technology commercialization throughout North America and in more than 20 countries. He is a member of the Ohio’s 3rd Frontier Advisory Board and a trustee of Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, Hathaway Brown School, and the City Club of Cleveland. Mr. Coburn received his B.A. in political science from John Carroll University and his MPA from George Washington University.
11.13.12 | 01:55:08 min
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