Who We Are

WiSys' staff is comprised of business professionals with diverse areas of expertise in academic technology transfer, Intellectual Property protection, contract management and technology commercialization.

WiSys Staff

Sanga Arjun 264

Arjun Sanga


Cook-Jennifer - WiSys Staff

Jennifer Souter

Director of Patents & Licensing

Sunkara Adhira 768

Adhira Sunkara

Manager of Innovative Ventures

Hanson-Tony - WiSys Staff

Tony Hanson

Regional and Licensing Associate

Ricker Brad 250

Brad Ricker

Regional Associate

Lundin Deborah 319

Deborah Lundin

Manager of Research Development


Gina Jahn

Research Development Associate

Cenci Mike 250

Mike Cenci

Intellectual Property & Contracts Associate

Sauer Craig 156

Craig Sauer

Marketing and Communications Associate

Schiff - WiSys Staff

Alicia Schiff

Executive Assistant & Program Coordinator

Alicia Artus


Student Ambassadors

Sophie Ackerman River Falls 2019

Sophie Ackerman

UW-River Falls

Mallory Brask Stout 2019

Mallory Brask


Rita Abbot

Rita Ebbott

UW-Green Bay

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Denny Christoff

UW-Green Bay

Aubrey Fochs Headshot

Aubrey Fochs


Taylor Frodel Whitewater 2019

Taylor Frodel


Rylie Gramman

Rylie Gramann

UW-La Crosse

Heidenreich Amber

Amber Heidenreich


Hunter Koltunski Eau Claire 2019

Hunter Koltunski

UW-Eau Claire

Drosianos Louvaris Wi Sys Ambassador

Drosianos Louvaris

UW Oshkosh

Potter Kendra Wi Sys Ambassador Photo

Kendra Potter

UW-Stevens Point

J Sporie Wi Sys Ambassador 2020

Jacqueline Sporie

UW-La Crosse

Kaityln Timmins Platteville 2019

Kaitlyn Timmins


Board of Trustees

Ward - Board

David J. Ward

Chair, Board of Trustees

Ford Debbie 1 2020

Deborah Ford

Chair, Advisory Committee

Heinemann - Board

Lorrie (Keating) Heinemann

Secretary, Chair FAA Committee

Erik Iverson Cropped

Erik Iverson


Sanga Arjun 264

Arjun Sanga


Van Galen - Advisory Committee

Dean Van Galen