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People on the Move & TBED Organization Updates

February 06, 2014

Robbie Melton has been named the executive director and CEO of the High Technology Development Corporation.

Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed Louisiana Tech University president Les Guice to chair the Louisiana Innovation Council.

Brian Cummings, formerly Ohio State University’s vice president of technology commercialization, has joined Alta Ventures as the Midwest representative.

KP Reddy, community catalyst at ATDC, has been named interim general manager. Previously, Michael Hersh held the position of general manager.

The Michigan State University Foundation has named David Washburn, president and CEO of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation, as its executive director.

Gov. Rick Snyder created the Michigan Office for New Americans and named Bing Goei as its director. The office is tasked with attracting and retaining highly skilled immigrants.

In New Hampshire NH-ICC and the abi Innovation Hub have merged and will be known as the abi HUB. The new entity will promote innovation, commercialization and acceleration.

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