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Innovation Opportunities

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Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Innovation Services

Business Bio  LinkedIn Profile

I’ve loved science and learning for as long as I can remember.  I like to turn over rocks to see what’s underneath.  I like it when one question leads to 10 more.  The process of peeling away layers to get to some new understanding has always been deeply satisfying.  I studied physics as an undergrad because it seemed to be all about identifying patterns and giving form to chaos.

At some point I realized there are countless questions, countless problems to solve, but finite time.  I realized the importance of problem selection and paying attention when opportunities present themselves.  In graduate school at the University of Washington I found inspiration and support in a community of entrepreneurial engineering students and slowly developed the confidence (foolishness?) to co-found a medical tech startup.  Building something new with my team was incredibly rewarding and a flood of learning.  Looking back, I did not expect one of the most important lessons I would learn would be: a clear story is as important as good technology. 
I am inspired by Xinova’s vision of connecting problem solvers with valuable, unsolved problems and energized by the personal connections we make with our innovators and our customers.  I love working with a team of passionate, smart people to build a new engine for innovation.    
After growing up in the desert, I also love the Pacific Northwest where we have mountains and water and everything is green. I enjoy spending time with my family, music, reading, cooking (and eating), travelling, and skiing.

Our Team

Grace Fox

HR Generalist

Jordan Bundy

Manager, Software Engineer

Madeline Song

Managing Director

Nick Milanovich

Director | Innovation Services Group

Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Innovation Services

Ken Pawlak

Managing Director

John Kim

IT Manager

Edward Jung

Founder & CEO

Seth Miller

Managing Director, Innovation Programs

Jorma Ollila

Executive Chairman

Sara Telfer

Senior Product Designer

Eliot Baker

Programs and Content Manager

Chal Davidson


Mai Huong Tran


Sherri Richman

Innovation Business Development Representative

Harvey Hung

Project Coordinator

David Kraft

Global Head of Innovation Services

Brett Hertzberg

Legal Consultant

Kaori Iguchi

Office Manager

Clariz Adelle Mariano

Software Engineer

Kelly Romano

Managing Director | Innovation Programs

Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Naoki Bessho

Innovation Development Manager

Wolfgang Meyers

Software Engineer

Todd Kenck

Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Axelrod

Office Manager

Dan Dongil Kim

Executive Vice President of Finance

Jessica Roberto

Technical Program Manager

Amy Greime

Vice President | Finance & Accounting

Kayo Ikegami

Operations Analyst

Graeme Weston

Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Doug Loy, Ph.D.

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Rafidah Binte Md Aidi

Project Coordinator

Madan Prabhu

Director | Innovation Services Group

Al DeNooyer

Innovation Business Development Representative

Laura Vowles

Executive Assistant

Stacey Ravetta

General Counsel

Chris Petersen

Software Engineer

Ken Tallo

Partner | Innovation Programs

Jimin “Eva” Kim

Office Administrator

Masanobu Katoh

President | Xinova Japan

Rob Dhat

Vice President of Innovation Partnerships

Scott Needham

Country Head of Australia and New Zealand

Shivani G. Ludwig, Ph.D

Innovation Development Manager

Yongsung Kim

Chairman Korea & Asia

Mark Klopp

Business Development Consultant

Maggie Ng

Chief of Staff to CEO

BK Lee

President Korea

Nicole Underwood

HR Director

Yan Sheng

Senior Vice President, Head of China

Raine Hermans

Managing Director, Innovation Programs

Hsiu-Wu (Jason) Guo

Innovation Development Manager

Brian Yen


Ted Leung

Vice President of Engineering

Imran Sajjad

Staff Accountant

Alyssa Moore

Director of Marketing

Kyle Dowling

Director of Innovation Partnerships

Jose Chacon

Finance Manager

Stephen King

Entrepreneur in Residence

Soleil Brisbane

Marketing Specialist

Paul Levins


Yi Lan Chen

Research Coordinator

Sharat Reddy

General Manager, Marketing & North America Sales

Brad Roberts Ph.D.

Head of Strategic Partnerships Xinova & CEO Arcnet

Ramakrishnan Vaidyanathan

Director, Innovation Programs

Glenn Edens

Partner, Innovation Programs

Connect with Xinova

We are always seeking new problems to solve, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs to help us solve them. Let’s work together to create the future.

Our Worldwide Locations


311 ½ Occidental Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
+1 (206) 800-2678


Xinova Japan GK
Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan


Xinova Innovation (Beijing) Consultancy Co. Ltd.
Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China


Xinova Asia Pte Ltd.
331 North Bridge Road
#22-01, Odeon Towers
Singapore 188720
+65 6408 5080


Xinova Korea
10th floor, Golfzone Tower
735, Yeongdong-daero
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840


Xinova Australasia Pty Ltd.
223 Liverpool St
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
+61 2 8093 4850


Xinova India
Suite No 208, 2nd Floor
Survey No 414
PSR Complex
Govinda Reddy (GR) Layout
Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India


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Erottajankatu 5 A 4
FI-00130 Helsinki

Affiliate offices in Tel Aviv & Vienna