John Dement

John Dement is the Chair of the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC). The FLC promotes, educates, and facilitates the transfer of the results of federally funded R&D from the labs to the private sector for commercialization and economic development. John has over 10 years as a practitioner and manager of Navy technology transfer including negotiating over 140 licenses and collaborative partnership agreements. From 2015 to 2016, John was formally loaned to the State of Indiana under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) to help establish a statewide technology transfer (T2) and commercialization model and capability leveraging of federally funded innovations and assets.