Country: United States of America
Position: Executive Director of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Organization: Old Dominion University
Martin Kaszubowski currently serves as the Executive Director of the Institution for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Old Dominion University. Marty has over 35 years of experience with a broad spectrum of public- and private-sector organizations promoting new venture formation, early-stage investment, technology commercialization, and innovation-led economic development. Marty has traveled with the CRDF Global STEP team since 2010, having made 12 separate trips to the former Soviet States: Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. In addition, he has spent significant time with CRDF mentoring entrepreneurs remotely, reviewing program applications, judging entrepreneurship competitions, and working with incubators, accelerators, and others interested in promoting innovation-based entrepreneurship in the region. Marty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s Degree in Technology Management from George Washington University.