Sarah_Conrod

Manager, Industry Partnerships and Research Commercialization

As the Manager of Industry Partnerships & Research Commercialization Sarah is responsible for leading commercialization and industry engagement activities, managing intellectual property protection activities, developing and negotiating license agreements, providing project management and drafting and managing contracts for collaborative projects. She has extensive experience mentoring researchers and entrepreneurs, working with faculty to explore the commercializing of their research, and developing academic-industry research partnerships which extend the expertise of CBU faculty and researchers to external partners. She also provides outreach through developing and delivering workshop programs, coaching entrepreneurs and liaising with partnering organizations in the community. Sarah has a BSc and Certificate in Public Administration from CBU, a Masters of Education in IT from Memorial University and has attained Project Management Professional designation (PMP).