As Director of the Florida State University Office of Commercialization, Brent manages the commercialization efforts of technologies. Brent joined the FSU Office of Commercialization in 2013 as a Licensing Manager before being promoted to Director in 2015. Prior to joining the FSU Office of Commercialization, he worked at the University of Utah Technology Commercialization Office for nine years and served as the Director of Patents and Licensing at Old Dominion University. Brent’s background includes six startup companies, four of which he was a founder of and involved in initiating. The latest startup he helped establish, JSK Therapeutics, is an oncology drug development company for which he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.