Leadership Team

PAMIR Alpay

Pamir Alpay 

Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, University of Connecticut

Co-Principal Investigator, QuantumCT

MICHAEL Crair

Michael Crair

Vice Provost for Research, Yale University

Co-Principal Investigator, QuantumCT

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Sam Samdani

Executive Director,
QuantumCT

AMY Bellas

Amy Bellas

Corporate Strategy Officer, Corporate Strategy & Engagement,
Yale University

ABHIJIT Banerjee

Abhijit Banerjee

Vice President, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Connecticut 

CANSU Kaya Yavas

Cansu Kaya Yavas

Project Administrator, QuantumCT, University of Connecticut

CAROLINE Dealy

Caroline Dealy

Associate Professor, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut 

CHRIS DiPentima

Chris DiPentima

President & CEO, Connecticut Business Industry Association

CHRISTINE Broadbridge

Christine Broadbridge

Executive Director, Research & Innovation, Southern Connecticut State University 

CLAUDIA Reuter

Claudia Reuter

Director of The Roberts Innovation Fund, Yale Ventures 

DEBORAH Stanley-McAulay

Debroah Stanley-Mcaulay

Associate Vice President, Employee Engagement & Workplace Culture, Chief Diversity Office, Yale University 

FLORIAN Carle

Florian Carle

Institute Manager, Yale Quantum Institute 

JEFFREY Hines

Jeffrey Hines

Chief Diversity Officer, 
UConn Health

JOSH Geballe

Josh Geballe 

Managing Director, 
Yale Ventures 

KATHY Lynch

Kathy Lynch

University Director, Corporate Strategy & Engagement, Yale University 

KIMBERLY Bradley

Kimberly Bradley

Project Manager, Research and Academic Initiatives, 
Yale University 

Program Manager, QuantumCT

MICHAEL DiDonato

Michael DiDonato

Business Development Manager, UConn Tech Park, 
University of Connecticut 

Program Manager, QuantumCT 

MICHAEL Piscitelli

Michael Piscitelli

Economic Development Director,
City of New Haven 

MONICA Vella-Angelastro

Monica Vella-Angelastro

Senior Project Manager, Science and Research Initiatives, 
Yale University 
Program Manager, QuantumCT 

RICHARD Jacob

Richard Jacob

Associate Vice President for Federal and State Relations, Yale University

ROBERT Hotaling

Robert Hotaling

Senior Advisor, Federal Programs Director, Department of Economic & Community Development 

SARA Mahoney

Sara Mahoney

Assistant Vice President Corporate & Foundation Relations, The University of Connecticut Foundation

SARANDA Belica

Saranda Belica

Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, 
University of Connecticut 

VIVEK Ramakrishnan

Vivek Ramakrishnan

Director, Venture Development, 
University of Connecticut