Gerard holds a B.A. in Physics, an M.B.A. and is a registered patent agent. He serves on the Board of James Madison Innovations, Inc and is a frequent speaker and moderator for organizations including the Association of University Technology Managers and Technology Transfer Tactics.
Gerard is dedicated to enabling more effective commercialization of university inventions through the creation of professionally managed and funded startup companies. He has been working in the technology transfer community for more than a decade and is a passionate supporter of technology transfer venture creation.