Smith, Jacob

Smith, Jacob

Innovation Analyst at RTI Innovation Advisors

Jacob Smith (PhD in Chemistry, U of NC Chapel Hill): Jacob's work in innovation includes technology transfer, scouting, and commercialization. He has managed the evaluation and marketing of intellectual property, as has led technology landscapes and scouting for a wide range of materials and technologies often related to packaging for food and consumer goods. Outside of work, Jacob is an avid collector of tropical plants. He also plays the guitar and soccer - but never at the same time.