The Innovation Team

Vacant headshot.Vacant
Director of Innovation

Dr. Jessica Trask.Dr. Jessica Trask
Director of Research Compliance, Office of Research
Dr. Trask guides faculty, staff, and students in conducting research that is legal and ethical and oversees all areas of research compliance.

Daniel HollanderDaniel Hollander
Industry Research Alliances Specialist
Daniel brokers research agreements and collaborations with industry partners to increase innovation opportunities for faculty and staff at SJSU.

University Advancement Representative

Jacob ManaloorJacob (Jake) Manaloor, JD
Director of Development for Research and Innovation 
Jake leads fundraising for our division and looks forward to helping increase innovative research and entrepreneurial opportunities at SJSU.

San José State University Research Foundation Representatives

Position vacant.Deborah Maloney
Director of Sponsored Programs

Reed Frye.Reed Frye
Manager, Contracts
Reed provides contract management and support. 

Michael CohenMichael Cohen
Director, Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center

Vacant.Shraddha Deshpande
IP Specialist
Shraddha is responsible for all SJSU discoveries and handles each aspect of technology management from invention disclosure to licensing.