Erienne Olesh, PHD, MBA

Vantage Ventures at West Virginia University

Vantage Ventures

Erienne Olesh holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and an MBA from West Virginia University. Currently , Erienne serves as the Director of Vantage Ventures at West Virginia University which focuses on bringing disruptive technology from the university into the marketplace through strategic investments and management as well attracting and growing startup companies. Erienne previously held the position of Associate Director for the Health Sciences Innovation Center at West Virginia University where she worked directly with researchers to solicit, protect and commercialize novel biomedical technology, advise small business and startup companies, and educate the West Virginia University community on entrepreneurship and commercialization. Her graduate work and publications are focused on neural networks, spinal and motor integration and neural reorganization, particularly relating to clinical rehabilitation.