Michigan Technological University
Jim Desrochers is Associate Director of Industry Relations in the Central Industry Relations office at Michigan Technological University. In this role, he develops and supports strategic engagement with corporate partners. Outcomes include industry-funded research projects, STEM Outreach initiatives, and facilitating connections across campus. Prior to working at Michigan Tech, Jim had a 20+ year career including stints at Kimberly-Clark and Caterpillar where he worked in Engineering, Management, and Business Development roles. Jim holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA all from Michigan Tech.