Smith joins UA’s Tech Launch Arizona

Eric Smith has joined the University of Arizona and Tech Launch Arizona as commercialization network manager.

He manages Tech Launch Arizona’s 1,400-member expert network, and develops strategies to commercialize UA-invented technologies.

Smith holds a bachelor of science in business administration degree in management and entrepreneurship from the UA Eller College of Management. He previously was business development manager for Aztera.

He is board president of the Tucson Manufacturing Group and a member of the Idea Funding Committee, Eller College Associates, the Tucson Metro Chamber’s Emerging Leaders Council, and an Arizona advisory member for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.