Kelvin Cole is the Industry Liaison Officer for Athabasca University. He develops research opportunities between University researchers and external partners which can include for-profit industry, not-for profit or government organizations. Additionally, he provides commercialization and technology transfer expertise to the AU community. Previously Kelvin obtained his M.Sc. at Queen’s University in plant molecular biology and during his time at a startup company transitioned to intellectual property work. He has operated his own IP consulting company.