Bill L. Brizzard

Brizzard Consulting LLC. (IN, USA)

Bill Brizzard works as an independent consultant with his firm, Brizzard Consulting LLC. He was previously the executive director of the Innovation and Commercialization Office at Indiana University and was responsible for managing intellectual property and technology commercialization.  Bill has more than 30 years of experience in academics and industry. Prior to joining IURTC in 2005, he worked in business development and intellectual property for the Biotechnology Division of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation. He came to Sigma-Aldrich from Scientific Imaging Systems, Eastman Kodak Company, where he was responsible for leading the development of the FLAG® Protein Expression System that was acquired by Sigma-Aldrich in 1998. Prior to Kodak, Bill was an assistant professor of biology at DePaul University and held postdoctoral appointments at the University of Washington and M.D. Anderson Hospital.

Bill received both a PhD in molecular biology and an MS in biology from Florida State University. He received his BS in Zoology from Louisiana State University.