Ted McAleer is currently the Executive Director of USTAR (Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative). Prior to USTAR, McAleer was the Director of Business Development for The University of Utah’s Technology Venture Development organization. Ted has 20+ years of experience in technology innovation; business development; and product, services and operations management in both start-up and mature corporations. He has been COO for Teleoptic Digital Imaging, LLC and the Sr. Director of Implementation services at Campus Pipeline, Inc. He has also worked for SunGard SCT, Procter and Gamble, PepsiCo. and the US Army. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master of Engineering from the University of Virginia and a BS in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He currently serves as a Board Member with the Swaner EcoCenter, the Mountain West Capital Network and the Park City Angel Network. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, mtn biking and international travel with his wife Donna and 7-year old daughter.