James A. Hardy
Principal, JAH Consulting
James A. Hardy, a long-time professional specializing in life science Intellectual Property and technology commercialization, serves as principal for JAH Consulting focusing on life science and biotechnology commercialization. James also is a founder and principal for Novateur Pharma LLC, a start-up venture based on a radio-labelled diagnostic product in Oncology.
For more than 10 years he served as the founding Director of the Office of Technology Development for the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. During his tenure, he was responsible for the Intellectual Property assets of the University’s six local colleges: Schools of Medicine, Allied Health, Nursing, Graduate Studies, Public Health, and Dentistry. As the University’s research faculty generated new ideas and inventions, he led the process of recruitment, evaluation, and promotion of these valuable assets.
Previously, James was a grant writer and major gift coordinator for the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation and also active in the New Orleans non-profit community serving on a number of boards and commissions.