Brian Leon 

Special Projects Manager
Tel: (213) 743-1808
Brian Leon is a Special Projects Manager for the WTAAC program. He is responsible for new business development, project administration, and information systems utilization.

Mr. Leon interacts with both University and EDA officials with respect to contractual administration matters for the WTAAC. He supervises a staff of Information Systems Specialists, whose areas of responsibility cover hardware/software integration, system design, and data security.   Mr.  Leon is manages the budgets and accrued case flows

Mr. Leon began working at the WESRAC  during his senior year at the University of Southern California. During that period, Mr. Leon worked on several projects relating to the commercialization of technology developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Mr. Leon co-authored two Commercial Market Assessments of JPL's Aerogel Technology. In addition to his work with NASA, Mr. Leon has led teams to evaluate and market the intellectual property of firms such as AlliedSignal, Litton Industries, and the Aerospace Corporation.

Mr. Leon's areas of interest include digital cinema, documentaries, and Formula One racing. Mr. Leon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor degree in Law & Society from the University of Southern California.

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USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Western Research Application Center (WESRAC)