Doug Hockstad serves as the Assistant Vice President of the University of Arizona's technology commercialization organization, Tech Launch Arizona. Doug joined UA, initially managing the IP and licensing function, with more than 25 years’ experience in high tech markets. His career began in the software market, including both established company and startup experience, and moved on to tech transfer at the University of Michigan, last serving as Associate Director of Software & Engineering Licensing with a primary responsibility for managing software and other copyright-related intellectual property created across the entire U of M campus. Over the last three years, Doug served on the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Board of Directors, helping to set the strategic direction of the AUTM organization.
Mr. Hockstad holds a BSE in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.