Launch Team

The Innovation District is being developed by an 18-person launch team, made up of representative from across UGA’s campus.

Ian M. Biggs
Director for Startup Programs
Innovation Gateway
Paul J. Brooks
Associate Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
Toby Carr
Vice President for Government Relations
Marshall Martin Chalmers
Associate General Counsel
Office of Legal Affairs
Donald Chambers
Associate Director, Entrepreneurship Program
Terry College of Business
Gwynne M. Darden
Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning
University Architects
Derek E. Eberhart
Associate Vice President for Research
Janis D. Gleason
Executive Director for Strategic Marketing
Division of Marketing & Communications
Crystal Leach
Director of Industry Collaborations
Office of Research
David Lee (Leadership Team)
Vice President for Research
Henry J. Munneke
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Roy Adams Dorsey Distinguished Chair in Real Estate
Terry College of Business
Robert Howe Pinckney
Milton Anthony (Tony) Greene Director of Entrepreneurship
Terry College of Business
Andrew H. Potter
Director of University Experiential Learning
Office of the Vice President for Instruction
Ramaraja Ramasamy
Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Academic Affairs & Assessment
College of Engineering
James Neil Shore
Sr. Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration
Rahul Shrivastav (Leadership Team)
Vice President for Instruction
Kyle Tschepikow (Leadership Team)
Director for Strategy and Innovation
Office of the President
Jill S. Walton
Sr. Executive Director for Development