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

Kasie Becker

Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice Provost for Innovation Strategy and Ventures
206.616.5362

Alleah Leano

Business Development Coordinator

Mai Nakamura

Business Operations Analyst

Innovation Managers and Administrators

Forest Bohrer

SENIOR INNOVATION MANAGER, ENGINEERING
206-543-1134

Ryan Buckmaster

SENIOR INNOVATION MANAGER, ENGINEERING
206-685-3862

Frieda Chan

INNOVATION MANAGER, LIFE SCIENCES

Laura Dorsey

Associate Director
206-685-6790

Roï Eisenkot

SENIOR INNOVATION MANAGER, BIOENGINEERING
206-897-1982

Dennis Hanson

Associate Director, Innovation Development
206-543-0430

Jennifer McCullar

SENIOR INNOVATION 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

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

Scott Smith

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK MANAGER
206-616-3272

Patrick Chinkiwsky

Patent Portfolio Manager
206-221-8286

Dev Narasimhan

Patent Portfolio Manager
206-616-6533

Venu Sareen

Patent Portfolio Manager
206-616-6862

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

Business Development Coordinator

Uly Rivera

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

Brady Ryan

Manager, CoMotion Labs - Hardware
253-230-0818

Funding, Mentorship and Training

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

Erika Frost

CoMotion Marketing Specialist
206-221-9362

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