Doug Hockstad serves as the Associate Vice President of Tech Launch Arizona. He joined the UArizona in 2013 initially directing the IP and licensing function, building on more than 25 years of experience in high tech markets.
His career began in the software industry, where he gained experience with both established companies and startups. From there he moved on to tech transfer at the University of Michigan, where his most recent primary responsibility was managing software and other copyright-related intellectual property created across the U of M campus. Doug has also served on the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Board of Directors, helping to set the strategic direction of the organization.