Apex, NC, December 20, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Laura A. Schoppe, president of Fuentek, LLC (www.fuentek.com), has announced that Danielle McCulloch has joined the firm as a consultant. In this position, McCulloch will interact with innovators from university, government and corporate clients to evaluate their intellectual property portfolios and assess opportunities for commercialization. She will interview industry experts to identify current market trends and dynamics. In addition, she will help clients market their technologies effectively and identify potential licensees.
With five years of intellectual property management experience and 12 years of total technical experience, McCulloch is an experienced marketing manager who has in-depth knowledge of business strategy, market analysis, new product planning and market development. Her previous experience with medical device companies will bring an industry perspective to strengthen the life science core of Fuentek’s team.
McCulloch earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Washington University and received her master of business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is involved with community outreach and children’s ministries at Hope Community Church in Raleigh. A native of Rochester, Minn., McCulloch resides in Cary with her husband and son.
“We are excited to welcome Danielle to the Fuentek team,” said Schoppe. “Her ability to learn new technologies and industry dynamics quickly will be invaluable as we continue to grow.”
About Fuentek, LLC:
Fuentek, LLC is a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services. With a specialization in technology commercialization, Fuentek works with a wide variety of clients to identify promising technologies and assist them in converting their ideas and inventions into marketable products. Drawing upon its unique combination of technical, business and commercialization expertise, the firm has helped organizations around the world find the technology they need. Fuentek offers training workshops, guidebooks and instructional Web sites to help clients improve their skills in effectively managing their intellectual property. In 2005 and 2006, DiversityBusiness.com recognized Fuentek as one of the top 50 women-owned businesses in North Carolina. The firm is the largest NASA contractor in North Carolina. For more information, please call (919) 303-5874 or visit Fuentek’s Web site at www.fuentek.com.
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