As entrepreneurs work to build a sustainable startup, they encounter many unfamiliar challenges. Mentorship from industry leaders and veteran entrepreneurs helps Johns Hopkins startups avoid setbacks and take a more direct path to success.
Mentors-in-Residence ("MIRs") are experienced business professionals who devote regular time to support our entrepreneurs. Their technical expertise and guidance plays a critical role in the advancement of our technologies and the formation of sustainable companies.
Director of the Blaustein Pain Treatment Center in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Arthur (Skip) Colvin
Co-founder of Sensors for Medicine and Science (now Senseonics)
Founding CEO of Sickweather
Co-founder of the Advocom Group
Richard (Ric) Hughen
CEO of Cellth Systems
President of EcoEnergy LLC
Joseph M. Migliara
Co-founded Heatlh Care Market Analysis Companies
Founder and/or CEO of 4 biotechnology companies
Co-founder of Popper and Company
President and CEO of NextCure
Daniel J. Roche
Managing Director of Roche Capital and Mountain Pacific Venture Fund
Sean R. Tunis
President of Health Technology Assessment International
JHTV is fortunate to have additional groups of mentors who serve specialized purposes.
Site Miners help faculty apply for Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) awards.
Our student entrepreneurs are eager to turn grand visions into real, impactful ventures. We invite alumni and professionals who have built startups or have in-depth industry expertise to provide invaluable guidance through one-on-one mentorship or by participating in various programs we offer.