Shaleen Watkins

With 20+ years of expertise in tech transfer, Shaleen spearheads strategic operations to ensure the smooth functioning of the Technology Licensing Office. From optimizing processes and workflows to resource allocation, she focuses on enhancing operational efficiency and effectiveness, ultimately driving the successful execution of the office's mission; propelling groundbreaking ideas into transformative action. A firm believer that an organization's strength lies in its people, she leads the HR function with a people-centric approach. From talent acquisition to professional development, her aim is to build a high-performing team that is not only aligned with the University of Utah’s goals but also empowered to contribute their best to the innovative landscape we navigate. Shaleen is a certified paralegal.



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Wherever you are on your innovation journey, the Technology Licensing Office is your go-to source to connect you with the U’s innovation ecosystem.

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