EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BIocom los angeles

Dina Lozofsky is the Executive Director of Biocom's Los Angeles office and brings a 20-year career working in and around science and technology in Southern California. Before joining Biocom, Dina was the Associate Director for Licensing and Business Development at UC Santa Barbara’s Office of Technology and Industry Alliances, where she managed a program to mentor and support startup companies formed around UCSB technology. Dina is also a member of the board of the LA Venture Association, an organization focused on education and networking opportunities for Los Angeles start-up, emerging growth and late stage venture-funded company executives and a member of the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board. Dina has deep experience in intellectual property (IP) management and in leveraging IP to structure strategic alliances for both companies and universities.  She worked in the technology transfer offices of both UCLA and USC prior to working with UCSB, facilitating university collaboration with industry and fostering startup formation and licensing. Dina holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from MIT, an MBA from USC’s Marshall School of Business and is a registered Patent Agent.