Jim Stefansic takes on new role at Cumberland Emerging Technologies

A well-known name in the statewide entrepreneurial ecosystem has a new gig.

Jim Stefansic, a former Director of Commercialization for Launch Tennessee, has been named Development Director at Cumberland Emerging Technologies (CET), a Nashville-based organization with a mission to bring biomedical technologies and products conceived at Vanderbilt University and other regional research centers to the marketplace.

Stefansic is a frequent speaker at workshops focused on the federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. He has been involved in several healthcare start-ups, most recently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Raiven Healthcare and, before that, as Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Pathfinder Therapeutics, Inc.

In his new role at CET, Stefansic’s duties will include sourcing, evaluating, and negotiating for new biopharmaceutical product and technology opportunities. He will also contribute to the management, support, and expansion of CET’s university collaborations.

Click here to read the CET news release.

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