Jace joined the TLA team in October 2019 as the Market Research Manager and has since transitioned into a licensing role for physical sciences. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry/molecular biology from Hardin-Simmons University. He continued his education at Texas Tech University where he obtained his M.S. in biotechnology as well as his MBA. During that time, he worked as an Intellectual Property Analyst at the Office of Research Commercialization, analyzing new technologies for patentability and commercial potential.