Drew BennettTitle: Director of Software and Content Licensing
Drew collaborates with faculty and researchers from various areas including the College of Engineering, School of Medicine and others to protect and commercialize intellectual property developed at the University of Michigan. His focus is on the development and commercialization of software, mobile and digital based technologies.
Prior to joining Innovation Partnerships, Drew worked in a variety of Senior Software Product Development and Management roles with Firstlogic (SAP), Valassis Relationship Marketing Systems, ePrize and ForeSee. Drew started his career as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) working in Trauma and Neuro Intensive care.
Drew enjoys camping, hiking, orienteering, Nordic skiing and is an avid ultra-marathoner. He is a proud lifelong Michigander and resides in Northville where he is involved with family and community activities. Drew holds a BS from Western Michigan University and an MBA from the University of Detroit.