THE TEAM

EYAL GEFFEN

DIRECTOR OF THE SPARK FUND

As Spark Fund Director for the CRI, Eyal Geffen is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the fund.

Eyal has 20 years of demonstrated success in management and hands-on positions as a technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He has vast experience working with startups, large enterprises, and venture capital firms. Eyal’s experience is further enriched by a record of creating and running new ventures.

Eyal is a founder and Managing Partner of Sky Ventures Group, a Boston-based investment group providing funds to young and emerging companies in life-sciences and healthcare.

A dynamic and visionary leader, Eyal is passionate about building exceptional technology, savvy teams, and game-changing companies. His solid technical acumen complemented by deep understanding of the innovation and investment landscape is singularly advantageous for this founding Spark Fund role.

Eyal earned a B.Sc in Business Administration from Touro College and an MBA from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

BRICE TENNANT
Marketing and Program Manager

As the CRI’s Marketing and Program Manager, Brice is responsible for communicating the value of Northeastern’s use-inspired technologies and operationalizing programs that connect R&D executives with Northeastern innovators in order to stimulate collaborative research and licensing opportunities.

Prior to joining the CRI team, Brice was the founder and CEO of International English Group, a boutique firm catering to the educational needs of international professionals. Brice holds two advanced degrees in philosophy and history from Boston University and George Fox University.