MSU Innovation Center Leadership Team

The MSU Leadership team supports the mission and vision of the MSU Innovation Center. Collectively, we integrate innovation, technology transfer, support for start-ups, and partnerships with businesses and communities to bring ideas to the marketplace to help Michigan and the United States compete in a global environment.

MSU brings pathbreaking ideas to the marketplace and our team works closely with the MSU Innovation Center to make that happen. By collaborating in areas like the technology transfer process as well as business support, our entire entrepreneurial ecosystem helps develop strong partnerships, technologies to marketplace, startup support and much more.

Richard Chylla

Richard W. Chylla, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Teams: Leadership
Anne DiSante

Anne C. DiSante

Associate Director

Teams: Leadership
Charles Hasemann

Charles Hasemann, Ph.D.

Assistant VP for Innovation & Economic Development

David Washburn

David Washburn

Executive Director, MSU Foundation; President of Spartan Innovations

Teams: Leadership
Jeff Wesley

Jeff Wesley

Executive Director of Red Cedar Ventures

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