Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Mr. Gellermann is the Executive Director for TechGROWTH Ohio which provides operational assistance, grant support, seed-stage capital and angel investment resources to start-up technology companies and entrepreneurs in southeast Ohio. He brings over 25 years of venture capital, banking and economic development experience to this public / private partnership which is sponsored and managed by Ohio University.
Mr. Gellermann also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Ohio University, a partnership between the College of Business and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. The Center provides academic programs, student engagement activities and technology commercialization support for faculty and student innovators.
In these capacities, Mr. Gellermann serves on Ohio University's Technology Commercialization Strategy Team, the Authority Board for Ohio University's Edison Biotechnology Institute and the Executive Committee for Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.
Mr. Gellermann continues as a member of the general partner for Adena Ventures, a seed- and early-stage venture capital firm, and serves on the boards of several of the Fund's portfolio companies. Gellermann earned his Bachelors from Hastings College and his MBA from the University of Colorado.