Tommy Martindale, JD
Director, Technology Transfer
Lamden Hall 317
As Director of the TTO, Tommy Martindale is responsible for the protection and commercialization of technologies developed at SDSU. Tommy supports the TTO by evaluating the patentability and market potential for faculty inventions, managing the protection of faculty-developed intellectual property, and commercializing SDSU technologies through licensing. Tommy is a member of the State Bar of California and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He also contributes to the teaching team of the NSF-funded CSU Biological Sciences I-Corps site, training researchers how to move their research-based innovations out of the lab and into the marketplace. Further, Tommy is the immediate past president of the San Diego Innovation Council. Tommy's LinkedIn
Tolulope Perrin-Stowe, Ph. D
Business Development and Licensing Associate, Technology Transfer
Lamden Hall 319
Tolulope Perrin-Stowe is a Business Development and Licensing Associate for the TTO. Tolulope aids in advancing the commercialization of innovations that results from research at SDSU. Tolulope supports the TTO by assessing SDSU innovations and technologies and by identifying potential commercial applications and licensing partners through research and analysis of relevant markets. Tolulope has a Doctorate in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining SDSU, Tolulope gained university technology commercialization experience at Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), the technology transfer organization serving the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Brendan Daly, JD
Senior Innovation & Licensing Manager, Technology Transfer
Lamden Hall 318
Brendan Daly is the Senior Innovation and Licensing Manager at the TTO responsible for licensing technologies to companies interested in developing commercial products or services from San Diego State research. Prior to joining the TTO, Brendan negotiated commercial licenses and industry research contracts at University of California San Diego. Brendan holds a law degree from California Western, a master’s degree in education from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree from University of California Berkeley.
Michael Murphy, MBA
Administrative Support Coordinator, Technology Transfer
Michael Murphy manages the TTO’s databases, prepares operational reports, handles invoices from patent counsel, and makes royalty distributions to faculty inventors and creators. Michael ensures that all materials, licenses and other legal documents are executed correctly and uploaded into the TTO’s master database as needed, as well as the federal agencies. Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree from SDSU, a Master of Business Administration from National University, and professional certifications in Paralegal and Intellectual Property Studies from UCSD.
The TTO is located on the San Diego State University campus, on the third floor of Lamden Hall, on the east side of the building above College Avenue. Tommy Martindale is in Office 317. LH is across Aztec Circle Drive from Student Services East, and immediately across the pedestrian foot bridges from parking lots 1 & 2, overlooking College Avenue.