Meet the Staff

The City of Hope Office of Technology Licensing team brings a wide array of experiences from both academia and industry in life sciences. The combination of each team member’s unique experience and background creates a well-rounded team. Our team is here to serve our investigators to assist in the advancement of their research and inventions. Feel free to contact members of the team with questions, comments or concerns about the OTL.
George Megaw, Ph.D.
Vice President, Business Innovation
Sangeeta Bardhan Cook, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Executive Director, Business Innovation
Xin “Ginnie” Xu, Ph.D.
Director, Biomedical Development
Graham Cole, Ph.D., J.D.
Director, Intellectual Property
Manal Beshay, M.Sc.
Sr. Director of Operations Commercial R&D
Nina Paciotti, M.B.A
Director, Alliances
Ruben Rivas
Patent Docket Manager
Michael Faryab, M.S.
Technology Licensing Manager
Chanel Parrish
Sr. Administrative Analyst
Diana Delgado, M.H.A, M.B.A 
Executive Assistant