Neil Wyant

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Neil is an experienced early stage investor, manager and board member with 25+ years of experience with new venture formation and governance, business development and commercialization.  In his role as Managing Director of UH Ventures, Neil is responsible for investment, commercialization and technology transfer for the organization.  In this capacity he works with inventors to spin technologies out of UH and he works with UH leadership to source best-in-class external solutions to address system needs.

Prior to joining UH Ventures, Neil established and managed the venture investing business for a family office.  Previously he has held several C-level positions in early stage ventures.  Early in his career Neil managed the technology transfer office at Argonne National for the University of Chicago.

Neil holds BS degrees in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.