Meet the Team

For general inquiries, please contact us at 706-542-1673 or email christy5@uga.edu.

Portrait of Derek Eberhart

Derek Eberhart

Associate Vice President for Research and Executive Director, Innovation Gateway

Heather Pierce portrait

Heather Pierce

Administrative Associate
hpierce@uga.edu

Christina Anderson portrait

Christy Anderson

Administrative Associate
christy5@uga.edu

Portrait of Ian Biggs

Ian Biggs

Sr. Associate Director
Ag Tech/Biotech
ibiggs@uga.edu

Tim Martin portrait

Tim Martin

Associate Director
Biotech/Medical Devices
tim.martin@uga.edu

Jared Bybee portrait

Jared Bybee

Startup Catalyst
Digital/Education
bybeej@uga.edu

Iris Marklein

Iris Marklein

Regulatory Specialist

Kevin Wu portrait

Kevin Wu

Engineering Catalyst
Engineering/Mat Sci
kwu@uga.edu