President, University Technology Development Corporation
Chief of Staff to President Hank Bounds
Phil Bakken serves as President of University Technology Development Corporation as well as Chief of Staff to President Hank Bounds. He previously was Interim Assistant Vice President for Budget and Fiscal Analysis.
Phil Bakken began his career at the University level as Industry Relations Coordinator in the Office of Research & Economic Development. There he worked to connect the private sector with UNL resources through research and development collaborations, professional and scientific exchanges, access to instrumentation and facilities,internships and cooperative agreements, faculty consulting and technology licensing. Phil holds a Bachelors of Science in Economics as well as an MBA from Nebraska Wesleyan University.