Texas Tech University

iTTU Mentor

Jennifer Souter

Functional Expertise

    • Business Development
    • Intellectual Property Management
    • Technology Commercialization

Industry Expertise

    • Business Development
    • Customer Discovery

Jennifer Souter is a business development professional with over 16 years’ experience in intellectual property management and technology commercialization. She has a B.S. in the life sciences and an MBA. She has been actively engaged in technology transfer for much of her career supporting university researchers and entrepreneurs across a breadth of disciplines in both the US and UK. Jennifer specializes in the life sciences and early-stage drug discovery and has served as a business mentor for new startups to develop strategies for customer discovery, technology validation, targeted business development and ultimate commercialization. She is skilled at strategic and creative deal making and has been successful at developing new business models that help inventors and entrepreneurs demonstrate and accelerate the impact of their research. Jennifer joined the Office of Research Commercialization in January of 2022 where she serves as a Senior Licensing Associate supporting the Texas Tech University System.