Connie M. Cleary

As Manager of the Office of Technology Commercialization & Partnerships, Connie is leading the identification, management and commercialization of a portfolio of emerging technologies in the life and physical sciences ranging from biosciences to those in basic energy, materials, high performance computing and software. 

Connie is responsible for translating Brookhaven National Laboratory's intellectual property portfolio into innovative products and services with corporate partners, R&D collaborators, entrepreneurs and investors. 

Before coming to the Lab, Cleary held positions at public and private institutions where she created a strategy for licensing technologies with start-ups, small and large companies and interacted with VC's and other external entities. 

As a licensing professional, Cleary has handled various portfolios spanning the life and physical sciences including: therapeutics; drug delivery and devices; research tools and reagents; software; educational and copy-written materials; energy storage technologies; and imaging technologies. 

Connie has served on several committees of the Licensing Executives Society.