• June 3-6, 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, California


Jeffery Alexander

Jeffery Alexander, PhD

Director, Innovation Policy
RTI International
Jeffrey M. Alexander is the director of innovation policy within RTI's Center for Applied Economics and Strategy - with over 30 years of experience in science and technology policy analysis, strategy consulting, and research on innovation management. He is an expert in applying advanced analytics to administrative records and other types of “big data” to inform policy and management decisions. He led studies in technology forecasting, tracking breakthrough innovations, R&D investment analysis, and the assessment of regional innovation clusters. He has also led projects in corporate innovation management, evaluation of public R&D programs, the design of institutions for research and technology commercialization, and information visualization. He is currently involved in the evaluation of several federal initiatives, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Foreign National Associates Program and the Federal Highway Administration's Every Day Counts Program. He is currently an adjunct professor of information systems and technology management in the School of Business at George Washington University. He also serves on the Polaris Council advising the Science and Technology Assessment and Analytics team of the U.S. Government Accountability Office. He is currently President of the Board of the Washington, DC chapter of the Technology Transfer Society.
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