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Michael Shimazu Appointed to Oversee UAlbany's Public-Private Partnerships, Entrepreneurial Initiatives

Michael Shimazu, new Associate VP of Business Partnerships and Economic Development at UAlbany. (Photo by Mark Schmidt)

ALBANY, N.Y. (November 18, 2013) -- The University at Albany today announced the appointment of Michael Shimazu as Associate Vice President of Business Partnerships and Economic Development. In the newly developed position, Shimazu will manage and advance public-private partnerships at the University, including UAlbany's Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex (E-TEC) initiative and the University’s START-UP NY program. He brings to the post nearly 30 years' experience in technology commercialization with start-up companies, universities, and government.

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