Chairman, NY CREATES
Douglas Grose is a globally recognized technology leader who built his early career at IBM, where he worked in the Technology Products Division for more than 20 years. He was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies in 2003
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Bruce Toyama is a recognized entrepreneurial business leader, working in and with a variety of startups on both coasts, including cofounding the IgniteU NY startup accelerator program in New York, and a pioneer at the national Gamma Ray Research foundation.
Office of the president
LaMar Hill recently joined the SUNY Research Foundation in the NY CREATES President’s office. For the past two decades, Mr. Hill has been a leader of New York’s Tech Valley and Mohawk Valley regional economic development teams, specializing in global business development in advanced electronics.