Greg Jones, Ph.D., has over 25 years of experience working in industry, government, and academics. He currently serves as the associate director of the SCI Institute at the University of Utah. He has also served as the executive director of research at the University of Utah's Moran Eye Center.
From 2005 to 2007, Greg served as the science advisor to Utah Governor Jon Huntsman and as a managing director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development, where he and his team focused on creating policies and programs to aid technology transfer from the Utah research universities. Previously, Greg was a principle consultant in the StorageTek Medical Group. This group created opportunities for StorageTek in the medical markets â€" specifically radiology and cardiology - which eventually grew to revenues of roughly $40M/year.
Greg received his BS in Physics and his Ph.D. in Biomedical Science from the University of New Mexico. During his graduate work, he collaborated with both the Scripps Research Institute and the Lifesciences Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory. He received an MBA from the David Eccles School of Management at the University of Utah in 2000 and was recognized in 2005 and 2008-2012 as one of Utah's top 100 entrepreneurs by the v|100.
In 2007, Greg received the Governor's Medal for Science and Technology. He has been instrumental in the creation of several technology companies that are based on university technologies, including Visual Influence Inc., RayScale Inc., iVeena LLC, and VisTrails Inc. Most recently, Greg co-founded Revelá t Analytics which is the most recent SCI Institute spin-out.