Moffitt Cancer Center has promoted longtime executive Jarett Rieger to vice president and chief innovation officer.
According to a news release, Rieger joined Moffitt in 2004 and has served as manager, director and senior director of the Tampa-based health care facility’s Office of Innovation and Industry Alliances, which focuses on commercializing intellectual property and forging industry alliances. He will continue to lead that department.
Rieger and his team, the release states, have evaluated 930 inventions, secured 241 U.S. patents and executed 238 licenses and intellectual property agreements.
“Jarett has been highly instrumental to the growth and success of Moffitt’s Office of Innovation and Industry Alliances,” states James Mulé, Moffitt’s associate director of translational science, in the release. “I have no doubt he will continue to forge and further expand relationships with the biotech industry and advance Moffitt technologies and discoveries in his new leadership role.”