Michael Pratt

Michael Pratt

Managing Director, Technology Development

Mr. Pratt joined Boston University Technology Development in May 2000. He worked in Technology Transfer, responsible for the transfer of technologies from the fields of physical, engineering, and computer sciences, as Director of the Office of Corporate Business Development, responsible for building long term partnerships with a special focus on technology development between Boston University/Boston Medical Center and industry and as Director of Translational Research & Corporate Relations, providing support to faculty that participate in translational research programs through proposal development, implementation of translational research, and facilitating collaboration with industry. As Executive Director Business Development he led a team of business development professionals across all technical fields to connect Boston University discoveries with commercial opportunities. He is currently serving as Managing Director.

Prior to BU, Mr. Pratt was the Global Support Manager at NESLAB Instruments, Inc. of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. His duties included management of the Application Engineering and Technical Support departments, P&L responsibility for the field service operation, and maintaining relationships with their International Dealer network.

Mr. Pratt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from the College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from Boston University. He is a member of the Licensing Executives Society and the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).

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