The office oversees OU's intellectual property management, economic development and technology-based entrepreneurial activities.
The office of the Vice President administers three organizations. Corporate Engagement Office (CEO) develops relationships for the university; the Office of Technology Development (OTD) manages OU technology transfer, and the Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW) engages faculty, students, and alumni to grow and diversify our economy.
Additionally, the office is responsible for coordinating OU's efforts and collaboration with the state and local economic development agencies, Innovation to Enterprise (i2E) and represents the University on the OCAST Board of Directors.
Daniel Pullin serves as University Vice President for Strategic Planning and Economic Development, University of Oklahoma. Pullin leads OU's strategic planning and economic development efforts, including service as Chairman of OU's Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW). Pullin also serves as an instructor in OU's Price College of Business, where he received the OU Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award in 2007, 2008, and 2009.
OU's economic development efforts include (1) promoting university/private sector activities, (2) coordinating relationships with local, state and national economic/commerce development organizations, (3) commercializing university-generated intellectual property, and (4) creating new companies via collaborations between faculty, students, and alumni.
Prior to joining OU in 2006, Pullin served as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Home Interiors & Gifts following his tenure at McKinsey & Company, a global consulting firm, and Hicks Muse Tate & Furst, a leading private equity fund.
Pullin serves on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, SouthWest NanoTechnologies, the Norman Economic Development Coalition and The Oklahoma Academy. Pullin is also on the Board of Advocates for OU's K20 Center and the OU JCPenney Leadership Center.
Pullin, a licensed attorney, holds degrees in accounting, finance and law from OU and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife, Tamara, have two sons: Parker and Halsey.
Jim Bratton serves as the Executive Director of the University of Oklahoma's Office of Technology Development (OTD), managing the process of moving OU intellectual property toward commercialization.
Prior to joining the University of Oklahoma, Jim was CEO of IP2Biz, an intellectual property search firm. Jim also worked for over a decade in Venture and Private Equity and has invested in and advised over thirty companies in a variety of sectors including Wireless Communications, Fabless Semiconductors, Optical Components, Communications, Software and Medical Devices. Jim began his career with BFGoodrich Aerospace managing operational and customer support resources for commercial airlines in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Jim is a graduate of Sewanee: The University of the South with degrees in Economics and French. He holds a masters degree in Business Administration from Duke University.
Cameron McCoy is the Executive Director for the Corporate Engagement Office at the University of Oklahoma.
He is responsible for developing and executing an integrated strategic plan for the University Research Campus (URC); supporting, coordinating, and integrating Research Enterprise activities with industry; simplifying external access to OU resources to maximize the impact of OU capabilities; expanding the engagement pipeline (current and new relationships) via targeted solutions; and growing external relationships with Oklahoma economic development organizations. He is also responsible for all marketing and public relations activities related to University Economic Development efforts, which include the Corporate Engagement Office (CEO), Office of Technology Development (OTD), and the University’s student focused Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW).
Mr. McCoy holds undergraduate degrees from Washington State University in Architectural Studies, History, and Social Studies, with minors in Military Science and Leadership Studies. He is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and holds a Masters Degree in Leadership.
Prior to joining OU in 2007, he developed his marketing skills as Regional Director of Business Development for Simon Property Group, and as a Senior Marketing Manager for TXU Energy in Dallas, TX. Mr. McCoy also served eight years in the US Army as an Officer in Military Intelligence and Infantry.
He currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the Kiss Institute of Practical Robotics, the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), and the Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers (NACRO) and the Board of Directors for the WSU Alumni Association while serving as the Alumni District President for Oklahoma. McCoy is also on the Board of Advisors for Wave Omnimedia LLC, a cutting edge media company. He is active on numerous Higher Education and Economic Development Committees including the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), AURP, and Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), and has served as the Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications for the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).
As Executive Director, Jeff Moore provides strategic and operational leadership to the Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW) in its pursuit of economic development for Oklahoma.
Prior to joining the University of Oklahoma, Moore addressed growth and entrepreneurship in a variety of roles and institutions, across a spectrum of industries.
As President of Superior Silica Sands, an early-stage mining company, he oversaw a capital expansion that doubled capacity and introduced new products for the oil services, golf course, and industrial sand industries.
As an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Co., a global management consulting firm, he provided senior leadership counsel to a wide variety of manufacturing, financial, and energy businesses in capital project evaluation and execution, transaction due diligence, and strategic planning. A leader within the Energy practice, Moore was a Firm expert in operational excellence and front-line change programs in energy and mining. He was McKinsey Pittsburgh's liaison to the Pittsburgh Technology Council, and business plan screener for the city of Pittsburgh's "Enterprize" business plan competition.
Earlier in his career, Moore served in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer, with tours of duty aboard the USS Ohio (Blue) SSBN-726, Trident Training Facility (Bangor), and the NATO submarine command staff. He is a graduate of the Naval Nuclear Power School, a graduate level program in nuclear reactor plant theory and operations.
Moore is a graduate of Rice University, with degrees in Electrical Engineering (solid state electronics focus) and Economics. He holds a masters degree in Applied Physics from the University of Washington (with a focus on nano-engineering), and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with majors in finance, accounting, and strategy.