Ray Dizon

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Title: 
Technology Transfer Manager, Physical/Information Science - Office of Technology Transfer
Office Location: 
Earl S. Richardson Libary, Suite 207-I
Phone: 
443-885-2341
Email: 
raymar.dizon@morgan.edu

Ray Dizon currently serves as the Physical/Information Sciences Technology Transfer Manager for Morgan State University. In his role, he guides faculty through the intellectual property process, from filing initial disclosures to issuance of a patent. He is also responsible for licensing technologies created at Morgan State, focusing on startups interested in locating their businesses in Baltimore City, and helping to incubate them towards successful outcomes.

Prior to his current role, he served as a Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) Site Miner for Morgan and the University Maryland, Baltimore. He was previously a Director of Technology Transfer at MITRE Corporation and was a Managing Director and Principal at the Maryland Venture Fund, which was a part of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) at the time.

Ray also has experience in the defense sector as an engineer and in finance-related positions in the credit card and telecommunications industries. He also operated a fantasy sports service before the emergence of the Internet. Ray earned his MBA from Loyola University, and his Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University.

Among other extracurricular activities, he has served as treasurer for a non-profit theater group, and he continues to participate as an economic reviewer for the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program and advises entrepreneurs on moving their businesses forward.