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Lita NELSEN Director, Technology Licensing Office, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

CV

 M.B.A. (M.S. Management Science) Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, Sloan School, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
 M.S., Chemical Engineering, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
 B.S., Chemical Engineering, Award for First in Class, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1965-1972 Research Group Manager, Amicon Corporation, Lexington
1972-1975 Senior Consultant, Arthur D. Little, Inc. Cambridge, MA
1975-1983 Business Manager Ultrafiltration and New Ventures Manager, Millipore Corporation, Bedford
1983-1984 Vice President, Operations, Applied Biotechnology, Inc., Cambridge, MA
1984-1986 President and Chief Executive Officer, University Seminar Center, Chestnut Hill
1986-1989 Technology Licensing Officer, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
since 1986 Director, Technology Licensing Office, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1989-1992 Associate Director, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Memberships

2000 Trustee and Chair of Medical Affairs Committee Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, since 2005
2001 MIHR - Center for Management of Intellectual Property in Health Research and Development,
2004 Rockefeller Foundation, since 2000
2005 External Advisory Board and Chair, Childrens Hospital Oakland Research Institute, since 2001
2008 Board Member, Biotechnology Industry Organization, since 2008

Publications

Author of many book chapters, journal articles and invited lectures on technology transfer policies and practices. Earlier, author of book chapters and journal articles on membrane processing in pharmaceutical manufacture and medical devices.

Awards

Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Bayh-Dole Award, Association of University Technology Managers
Massachusetts Society for Biomedical Research Award