As Head of the Office of Research and Technology Applications (ORTA) for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center – San Diego (SSC San Diego), Dr. Stephen Lieberman is leading federal technology transfer in new directions, as a mentor to young business and research professionals and through his ambitious schedule of outreach to industry nationwide and local entrepreneurs.
Ed Linsenmeyer’s commitment to the field of technology transfer has driven his tireless service to his own laboratory, the Navy and, quite notably, the FLC. The FLC and the entire technology transfer community have reaped tremendous rewards from his concentrated efforts and exemplary leadership. Mr. Linsenmeyer’s involvement with the FLC spans more than 15 years. During that time he has served as Southeast Region Deputy Regional Coordinator, followed by two terms as the Regional Coordinator.
Joe Sciabica was named director of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Sensors Directorate (RY) in May 2005. Since beginning his career with the Air Force in 1982 as a program manager at the Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory, he has held a variety of assignments with progressive responsibility in both management and technical leadership. As he rose through the ranks, his accumulating experience reinforced his belief that technology is a contact sport, not an intellectual exercise. As he says, “Take a risk.