About Zach Ellis

As Managing Director, New Ventures, Zach is a leader in Rev1’s venture acceleration and client advisory work. He is a lead advisor for developing opportunities from both Rev1 commercialization partners and the community. Additionally, he will be an advisor to our corporate innovation partners.

Zach has a deep and diversified background in tech commercialization, corporate innovation, and strategic leadership. His experience ranges from leading corporate venture activity and strategic partnerships for a Fortune 50 multinational company to creating and cultivating spinout companies at The Ohio State University based on OSU technology. Before his business career, he served for seven years as an active-duty officer in the United States Navy.

Zach earned an MS in Biotechnology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MBA from Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, and a BS in Science and Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.