With over 120 years in combined experience, this team of dedicated executives share the same goal for the University of Arizona – elevate UArizona to become a well-recognized contender when it comes to research in the cybersecurity, hypersonic, space, health, and optics fields. 

NAME: Austin K. Yamada
TITLE: President/CEO
As the President and CEO for the UA-ARC, Austin Yamada is responsible for the strategic development and operations of the University of Arizona’s Applied Research Corporation.
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NAME: Patrick L. Kerr
TITLE: Chief of Staff and Vice President, Corporate Operations and Administration

Serving as the Chief of Staff and Vice President for Corporate Operations and Administration for UA-ARC, Pat directly supports and empowers the growth of relationships with DoD and industry partners to identify collaboration opportunities for University of Arizona researchers to develop effective and practical technology solutions the most difficult challenges in national security and defense.
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NAME: Christine A. Fox
TITLE: Vice President, Business Operations

As the Vice President for Cyber/AI/Machine Learning for the UA-ARC, Chris Fox assists in finding business operations that align the University of Arizona faculty researchers doing work in the area of cyber with Department of Defense and Industry partners in offering real solutions and innovative results to their current defense challenges.
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