Mr. Frank Rimalovski serves as Executive Director at NYU Innovation Venture Fund. He serves as a Board Observer at Kinvolved. He leads a pan-University initiative to spur and support entrepreneurship and technology commercialization across NYU. Frank is also the managing director of the NYU Innovation Venture Fund, a seed-stage venture fund formed to invest exclusively in startups founded NYU students, faculty and researchers. He is co-author, with Giff Constable, of the book Talking to Humans, which guides entrepreneurs through the customer discovery process. Frank has more than 20 years of experience in early-stage venture capital, spinouts, and technology commercialization. He was a founding partner of corporate spinout VC specialist New Venture Partners, and before that a director and entrepreneur-in-residence in Lucent's New Ventures Group. Previously, he held positions in marketing and product management at Sun Microsystems, Apple, and NeXT. Earlier in his career, he was an M&A banker at Bear Stearns and Rodman & Renshaw. Frank currently serves as an Instructor for the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps) program and is an Adjunct Professor at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He sits on the advisory boards for Harlem Biospace and Tufts University's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. Frank holds a BA from Tufts University and an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.