Members of the National Council for Expanding American Innovation

Federal government

Wilbur Ross

Secretary, Department of Commerce

 

Jovita Carranza

Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

 

Andrei Iancu

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

 

Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan

Director, National Science Foundation

 

Academia

Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA

President, Howard University

 

Dr. Timothy Sands

President, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

 

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen

President, Iowa State University

 

Michael K. Young

President, Texas A&M University

 

Industry

Mary T. Barra

Chairman and CEO, General Motors Company

 

Dr. Giovanni Caforio, M.D.

Chairman of the Board and CEO, Bristol Myers Squibb

 

Safra A. Catz

CEO, Oracle Corporation

 

Kathleen B. Fish

Chief Research, Development, and Innovation Officer, Procter & Gamble

 

Scott Frank

President and CEO, AT&T Intellectual Property, LLC

 

Alex Gorsky

Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson

 

Dr. Kathryn Guarini, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for IBM Research, IBM

 

Steven Mollenkopf

CEO, Qualcomm Incorporated

 

Dave A. Ricks

Chairman and CEO, Eli Lilly and Company

 

Michael Roman

Chairman and CEO, 3M Company

 

Intellectual property associations

Barbara Fiacco

President, American Intellectual Property Law Association

 

Warren Tuttle

President of the Board of Directors, United Inventors Association

 

Nonprofit organizations

Brennon Marcano

CEO, The National GEM Consortium

 

Dr. Sudip Parikh, Ph.D.

CEO and Executive Publisher, American Association for the Advancement of Science

 

Dr. Karl W. Reid, Ed.D.

Co-founder, 50K Coalition, and Executive Director, NSBE
 

Dr. Stephen J. Susalka, Ph.D.

CEO, AUTM

 

Independent inventors

Dr. Lonnie Johnson

Inventor, CEO and Founder of Johnson R&D

 

Dean Kamen

Inventor, Founder at FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and DEKA Research and Development

 

Venture capitalists

Dr. Deepa Pakianathan, Ph.D.

Managing Member, Delphi Ventures

 

Mallun Yen

Founder and Partner, Operator Collective VC Fund

 

Small business

Dr. Javier Diez, Ph.D.

Inventor, CEO, SubUAS, LLC and Co-founder and CTO at XTT