Griffith A. Kundahl

Vice President
Business Development and Government Relations
Nano Risk Assessment, Inc.

Griff’s career has focused on the commercialization of emerging technologies. His work has encompassed emerging technology law, public policy, communications, and university and industry relations. He formerly served as: General Counsel of the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (the national trade association for the nanotechnology community); Executive Director of the Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (Research Triangle Park, NC); Executive Chairman of the Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance; Vice President for Convergence (nano, bio and IT) in the Life Sciences section of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Boston); Director of Global Programs at the University of Denver School of Engineering and Computer Science; and an attorney at practice in the life sciences sector.

Griff’s writing credits include co-authorship of The Handbook of Nanotechnology Business, Policy and Intellectual Property Law (Wiley 2004); Nanotechnology: Intellectual Property Challenges, The Colorado Lawyer (February 2005); Intergovernmental Collaboration Key to Nano Success (National Cancer Institute Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer, 2006); Where Science and Law Meet: Nanotechnology and Intellectual Property Issues (National Cancer Institute Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer, 2006); and Yearbook of Nanotechnology in Society [Communications in the Age of Nanotechnology] (Arizona State University, 2007.) Griff also serves as Associate Editor for the Nanotech Law & Business Journal.