Andrew Salazar has been working in the field of technology transfer for over 14 years, using his significant professional industrial experience to create technology transfer successes. He is regarded as a respected source of entrepreneurial subject matter expertise in the community as well as for principal investigators, scientists and engineers from within Sandia, Los Alamos and Air Force Research labs, as well as the three research universities in New Mexico. He brings particular strengths in visualizing, strategizing, planning, organizing and executing opportunities in focused markets.
Andrew has worked in the areas of technology and manufacturing throughout his career, with a significant portion of it in leadership positions, including technology, manufacturing, services and sales-side functions requiring exceptional credibility, relationship and business-capture skills.
Andrew has a BS in Mechanical Engineering with an Electrical Engineering option from General Motors Institute (Kettering University), and an MBA from Stanford University. He is a Registered Patent Agent with the United States Patent & Trademark Office. He serves as a volunteer board president with the NM Biotechnology & Biomedical Association and NM-MESA.