Mr. Raines is an experienced commercialization executive with a primary focus on early stage technology marketing, sales, business development and fundraising. Tim has worked in Technology Transfer with universities and incubators from the US, Ukraine, Mexico, India, Hungary, Columbia, Korea, and more. He also serves private innovators and R&D labs in the US, securing SBIR/STTR grants and moving the technologies through the commercialization process. Tim has also served as a DoE SBIR Principal Investigator and is a grant review panelist for the NSF SBIR program and the DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). Tim has also worked with SBIR applicants and awardees for NASA, DOE, NIH, Army, Navy, Air Force, DARPA, USSOCOM, DHS, NOAA, and USDA. Technical/industry focus areas include space, renewable energy, quantum sciences, electro-optics, directed energy, neuroscience devices, medical radiation, medical optics, smart and connected health, and many more. He is adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Ringling College of Art + Design.