Valerie Landrio McDevitt, J.D., CLP, RTTP
Valerie Landrio McDevitt is the Associate Vice President for Technology Transfer & Business Partnerships at the University of South Florida, representing the university for research and innovation in matters related to industry connections and collaborations, startups and technology transfer. Valerie oversees the Technology Transfer Office, Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, Student Innovation Incubator and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council’s Matching Grants Research Program. With over 16 years of experience in technology commercialization, Valerie provides training and guidance to her direct reports, acts as PI on economic development and technology transfer related grants, and manages complex issues such as litigation and external deal due diligence.
Valerie received her BS in Chemistry from Siena College in Loudonville, New York, MST in Chemistry at the University of Florida, and a JD at Emory University School of Law. She is a certified licensing professional through LES, a member of the Georgia and Florida bars, and is admitted to practice before the Federal Patent and Trademark Office.