Dr. Michael Reilly, Senior Commercialization Advisor, comes to TechLink following a distinguished career as Professor of Marketing in the College of Business at Montana State University. He is serving as the facilitator for the Innovation Discovery events conducted by TechLink to help DoD labs increase the quantity and quality of their patents. He is also helping to identify commercial applications for DoD software programs. While teaching at MSU, Mike founded the Center for Entrepreneurship for the New West in the College of Business, and served as the center's Executive Director and Director, New Venture Analysis and Creation. He was a co-founder and partner in a start-up consulting group in Bozeman, and spent an academic year sabbatical as Marketing Director for the early TechLink NASA Technology Transfer partnership. The university named Mike Professor Emeritus of Marketing in 2012. He holds a BA in psychology and sociology from the University of Delaware and MBA and PhD degrees in marketing from Pennsylvania State University.