Mark Saulich has spent the past 15 years focused on open innovation and technology commercialization. He has assisted entities ranging from Fortune 1000 companies to startups, in sourcing external innovations, as well as in out-licensing their own intellectual property. At the Center for Research Innovation, Mark is focused on helping take Northeastern research from lab to market. In moving beyond traditional one-off license models and forging long term, collaborative partnerships with industry, he seeks to create greater value for both sides. Prior to joining the Center for Research Innovation, Mark spent several years at yet2.com, a technology transfer intermediary, assisting companies with technology scouting and licensing.