Meet the Team

Terry Adams
Director, Office of Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Office of Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship - OTIE

Phone: +1 (508) 8314907

Terry Lopaka Adams, an accomplished leader in intellectual property protection, management, and marketing in both the commercial and academic sectors, joined Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as the Director Office of Technology Commercialization in January 2024. Adams will work with WPI faculty researchers, staff members, and students to identify, protect, and commercialize intellectual property while also encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship at the university.

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Sarah Mahan

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4873

Sarah Mahan recently joined the Office of Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OTIE) as a Licensing Associate to assist the OTIE team with the large increase in invention disclosures and the steadily increasing licensing activity. Sarah will be focusing on marketing WPI intellectual property for its commercial viability, expanding the TAN IP evaluation group, assisting with licensing agreement management, working with the NSF I-Corp site program, National Academy of Inventors program, and the Innovation and Start-up Showcases, OTIE initiated events.For the past 6 years, prior to joining ...

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