Gary N. Keller
Gary Keller is Associate Managing Director of iNetworks LLC. He has served as CEO of Xomix, a global technology accelerator and consultancy providing intellectual asset management, commercialization, and global businesses development services. Keller has more than 30 years of experience in international business development for leading biotechnology companies and is responsible for the development, funding and launch of numerous technology and commercialization initiatives and startup companies.
He is President and Managing Director of the Midwest University Research Network (MRUN), a not for profit commercialization collaborative of research, accelerators and early stage inventors across 14 Midwest states and 2 Canadian provinces. He is the author for the development of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Guide to Commercialization of Intellectual Property and workshops.
His startups include Conkwest Inc. a San Diego based biopharma company developing natural killer (NK) cell based products and the Florida Institute for Commercialization of Public Research, a statewide, quasi-government, not-for-profit enabling commercialization of new discoveries generated from public and privately funded research. He directed Strategic Initiatives and Workforce Development for the Chicago Technology Park Corporation.
Keller is an Ambassador of Life Sciences for Lithuania. He serves as a Chair of the Emerging Enterprises and is an International Delegate for LES USA Canada and is V.P. of Knowledge Management and Chair Elect of Life Sciences for LES International. He is a member of AUTM, served as Co-Chair BIO Technology Transfer Committee and is member of the Board of Trustees of Sinai Hospital System - Chicago. Keller has Masters of Biotechnology from Northwestern University and a Bachelors of Science from Pennsylvania State University.