Kevin Lei

Director, Faculty and Start-up Services

Faculty and Start-up Services

Phone: (404) 727-7241


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Masters of Business Administration, Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • Master of Science, Hematology, The Military Medical University, Shanghai, China


Kevin is the Director of Faculty & Start-up Services. He previously held positions as licensing associate, senior licensing associate, assistant director, associate director, and director of VentureLab program within the office. His current responsibilities include faculty start-up development, faculty translational research support and faculty service. Kevin's 28-year prior employment history has included positions in both the academic and industrial sectors. Twenty-one of these years have been spent in positions of increasing responsibility within the medical industry and life sciences technology transfer. Kevin was a bench scientist, an operations manager of a biotech incubator, a founding president of a biotech start-up, and a R&D manager of a Georgia based biotech company before joining Emory nineteen years ago. Kevin is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP™).