Chief Technology Officer
Principal Consultant, Department of Defense SBIR/STTR Programs
Research Commercialization Introductory Course
Lecture 1: The Importance of Commercializing Research
September 19, 2012 at 3:30 to 5:00pm ET
Christine Villa is the Chief Technology Officer of BRTRC, Inc. located in Fairfax, VA. She has been the principal consultant to the Department of Defense in the analysis and management of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs since 1990, supporting five Congressional program reauthorizations. Recent activities have focused on ways to accelerate the transition of SBIR technologies into defense acquisition programs of record and increase Phase III success. She has led or participated in several DoD SBIR IPTs and process improvement initiatives, as well as the White House Interagency Innovation and Entrepreneurship Working Group (IEWG).
Updated version. 08/23/2012