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Northwestern University
Sonia Kim, PhD

Sonia Kim, PhD

Managing Director of Marketing and Commercialization Education

Phone: (847) 467-0446

Sonia focuses on marketing strategy for new innovations and promoting INVO services within the University and its technologies to the industry. She helps educate Northwestern faculty and students on how INVO can best assist them in developing their technologies. She also works to increase the awareness of the great research and technologies at Northwestern.  She oversees the educational programs like the INVO Practicum.

Prior to joining INVO, Sonia worked for the Office of Technology Licensing at Stanford University for four years where she helped with the marketing of inventions. She wrote marketing material, spanning both biological and physical sciences, and also performed market research, identifying companies and contacts for optimizing licensing opportunities. Sonia has a start-up of her own, photogator Inc., which she and her husband began in 2009.

Sonia has a SB in Biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a MEd from Harvard School of Education, and a PhD in Cell Biology from Harvard University.

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