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Denichiro Otsuga

FVC Americas/FVC Mesh
President and CEO
Fort Collins
Denichiro "Denny" Otsuga was born and raised in Japan. Denny brings years of experience in managing technology commercialization, intellectual property, and research collaboration. President and CEO of FVC Americas and FVC Mesh, Co-working space in Fort Collins, his recent activities include leadership positions to design and implement new strategic initiatives and programs. Prior to FVC Americas Denny supported the technology transfer and intellectual property commercialization fields as Vice President of CSU Ventures, Executive Director of the University of Kentucky’s Office of Technology Transfer, and founding Director of the South Dakota State University Technology Transfer Office.Having led or co-led negotiations of over 150 agreements. Denny has experience with transactions types consisting of intellectual property license agreements, industry sponsored research agreements, and grants/contracts from government agencies. He is also a successful research scientist with multiple publications in high impact journals. Denny has a Ph.D. in Plant Developmental Molecular Genetics from the University of Utah.