Martin J. “Marty” Kaszubowski

Martin J. “Marty” Kaszubowski

Board Chair
Executive Director for Innovation Initiatives, Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Old Dominion University

Marty Kaszubowski has over 35 years of experience with a broad spectrum of public- and private-sector organizations promoting new venture formation, early-stage investment, technology commercialization, and innovation-led economic development. Marty currently serves as Executive Director for Innovation Initiatives within Old Dominion University’s newly-created Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, which offers a collection of integrated services for existing and new businesses, with an emphasis on the formation of new, high-growth ventures. Prior to his time at ODU, Marty was President of General Ideas, a technology venture consultancy working with US and European start-ups and early-stage companies seeking to establish viable business models and prepare for initial investment. He is a member of several startup company boards and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Launch Place, StartWheel, The Hampton Roads Innovation Collaborative, Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology, and the Norfolk State University Research and Innovation Foundation.

Marty holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science Degree in Technology Management from the George Washington University.