Our Talented Team

Leadership and Administrators

François Baneyx

Director, CoMotion and UW Vice Provost for Innovation
206-543-0905

Anson Fatland

Associate Vice Provost for Innovation Strategy and Ventures
206-612-2589

Fiona Wills

Associate Vice Provost for Innovation Development & Commercialization
206-685-2268

Shoko Saji

Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for Innovation
206-543-4387

Tom Tidyman

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
206-616-5362

Kayley Brown

Operations Specialist, Innovation Development
206-685-2063

Innovation Managers and Administrators

Forest Bohrer

SENIOR TECHNOLOGY MANAGER, ENGINEERING
206-543-1134

Ryan Buckmaster

SENIOR TECHNOLOGY MANAGER, ENGINEERING
206-685-3862

Laura Dorsey

Associate Director
206-685-6790

Roï Eisenkot

SENIOR TECHNOLOGY MANAGER, BIOENGINEERING
206-897-1982

Dennis Hanson

Associate Director, Innovation Development
206-543-0430

Jennifer McCullar

SENIOR TECHNOLOGY MANAGER, LIFE SCIENCES
206-543-6861

Kelly Meinig

Digital Content and Database Innovation Manager
206-543-4611

Lisa Norton

Associate Director, Innovation Development
206-616-6918

Andrea Valladao

TECHNOLOGY MANAGER, LIFE SCIENCES
206-543-8037

Iris Castillo

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATOR
206-616-0575

Samantha Cayabyab

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATOR
206-685-7158

Tina Huang

Federal Compliance Manager
206-616-9440

Amy Simmonsen

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATOR
206-616-9843

Material Transfer Team

James Lowry

Agreements Officer
206-543-3970

Jean Reilly

Agreements Specialist
206-685-0553

Intellectual Property Management

Robyn Adams

Associate Director, Patents
206-543-3970

Patrick Chinkiwsky

Patent Portfolio Manager
206-221-8286

Dev Narasimhan

Patent Portfolio Manager
206-616-6533

Scott Smith

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK MANAGER
206-616-3272

Christine Hurdle

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARALEGAL
206-543-9815

Anna Marek

Intellectual Property Paralegal

CoMotion Labs

Ashlee Esteban

Senior Manager, CoMotion Labs; Manager, CoMotion Labs -Tech
206-897-8278

Alleah Leano

Community Coordinator, Comotion Labs - Tech

Uly Rivera

Manager, CoMotion Labs -Life Science
206-221-8455

Brady Ryan

Manager, CoMotion Labs - Hardware
253-230-0818

Funding, Mentorship and Training

Jeanette Ennis

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION INVESTMENTS
206-616-2848

Jeremy Puma

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, INNOVATION INVESTMENTS
206-221-7893

Gaia Borgias

DIRECTOR, MOBILITY INNOVATION CENTER
206-685-4478

Magali Eaton

Assistant Director of Innovation Training

Ken Myer

COMMERCIALIZATION ADVISOR
206-321-3736

Marketing and Events

Donna O’Neill

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
206-685-9972

Debra Bouchegnies

CoMotion Marketing Manager
206-221-8734

Greg Schlimm

WEB COMPUTER SPECIALIST
206-221-5540

Karen Leikin

Assistant Director of Special Events
206-616-9540

Caroline Hansen

CoMotion Labs Events Manager

Operations

Devon Bacon

IT Manager
206-616-6080

Sara Burmeister

Director, Finance and Operations
206-685-0154

Erimie Elias

Fiscal Specialist
206-221-1579

Maryn Gerdes

Human Resources Manager
206-543-3970

Johnathon Giang

Contract Manager
206-616-9844

Bob Glass

Software Engineer
206-543-9044

Anna Godornes

Fiscal Specialist II
206 543-8112

Sarica Sampson

ANALYST
206-685-3671

Elaine Tobin

COMOTION COMMUNITY MANAGER
206-543-3970