Stanford University’s TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy is pleased to appoint Brian J. Bartholomeusz as its executive director of innovation transfer. In this new position, Brian will help assist in the commercialization of energy related technology inventions and innovations resulting from research at Stanford. He will design and manage the TomKat Center’s new energy innovation transfer program.
Brian has held senior technology management positions in startups and established companies. He has focused on business and technology strategy, and managed the development and commercialization of new products for renewable energy and consumer electronics. He facilitated successful cross-border joint ventures, technology partnerships, and collaborative technology and product development programs. Brian has co-founded three startups and participated in a successful initial public stock offering. He has written more than 25 peer-reviewed publications, submitted fourteen granted and pending patents, and spoken at industry events. Brian earned a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Stanford, and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Cambridge University.