University of Washington
Todd Cleland is Director, Corporate Relations, in the Central Corporate Foundation Relations office at the University of Washington. In this role, he develops and supports research-based engagements with industry, with a focus on the UW’s top companies. Outcomes include industry-funded research projects and centers, company involvement on government-funded programs, industry affiliate programs, and connections for consulting. He also leads strategic projects to help make the University easier for companies to do business with. Prior to joining the UW, Todd had a 20+ year career at Hewlett-Packard, where he worked in R&D, management, and business development roles. He is an inventor on twenty issued patents. Todd holds a B.S.E from Princeton and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, both in chemical engineering; he also has a master’s in management from MIT’s Sloan School.