Mr. Granowitz was one of the founders of the Technology Transfer office at Columbia University and its Executive Director from 1988 until 2000.
Under the leadership of Mr. Granowitz, Columbia University’s revenue from intellectual property licensing and support for industrial research and development grew to more than $167 million a year.
Prior to joining Columbia University, Jack Granowitz worked in the corporate health care sector. He was Vice President/General Manager of the International Division of IPCO Corporation and also held executive positions at American Cyanamid and Pfizer.
Mr. Granowitz was involved with the development and marketing of medical and pharmaceutical products including the first surgical scrub sponge and the first total hip prosthesis. He holds several patents related to medical and surgical devices.