Abram Goldfinger, Executive Director

Abram Goldfinger Abram Goldfinger is the Executive Director of the Office of Industrial Liaison at New York University, which is responsible for the commercialization of university technologies. He has been involved in academic technology transfer for more than 20 years, and has negotiated over 700 license agreements with industry and helped to form over 100 university spin-off companies. Prior to joining NYU, he served as the Director of Technology Transfer at Thomas Jefferson University, an academic medical center in Philadelphia. He has been involved in research and development in both industry and academia, including work at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Raytheon Company’s Advanced Systems Laboratory, and several startup companies. He has also provided consulting to large and small companies and venture capital firms, regarding market analysis, technology assessment, and business plan development. Abram received a B.S. in electrical engineering from MIT and an MBA from the Wharton School. He has also passed the patent bar exam and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.