Licensing Fellow, UNC Office of Technology Commercialization
Jacob Smith joined the office as a fellow in September 2018. He worked the previous year in the office as an OTC intern. In his current role, Jacob works with the OTC team to negotiate material transfer agreements (MTAs) and confidentiality agreements (CDAs). He is a member of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and Spanish from Austin College in Sherman, Texas and his PhD in chemistry from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.