Team

Diane Giannola

Diane Giannola

Title: Venture Accelerator Manager
Phone: 734-763-1839
E-mail: giannola@umich.edu
Assistant: Debbie Watkins
Assistant Phone: 734.764.4290

Diane manages the accelerator that houses startup companies spun out of U-M technologies. She acts as the liason between the tenants and the university and provides services such as organizing educational programs for current and prospective tenants.

Prior to joining Tech Transfer, Diane held several positions in research administration, research project management, basic science research and clinical trials in academics, biotech, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Diane earned a MS in Business Administration/ Project Management from Madonna University and BS in Microbiology from the University of Michigan.