Vice President, Industry and External Affairs
SUNY Research Foundation
Heather Hage is Vice President for Industry and External Affairs for The Research Foundation for the State University of New York. Devoted to stakeholder engagement and community building through authentic and articulate communication, Heather overs SUNY RF’s external relations, corporate communications, government affairs, technology transfer, and industry-facing business systems, and is Managing Director of SUNY’s Technology Accelerator Fund. A graduate of Hamilton College and Albany Law School, where she was Managing Editor of the Journal of Science and Technology, Heather’s professional background includes media relations, telecommunications, IP management and corporate finance. An active investor and board member, Heather is the recipient of SUNY RF’s 2015 Woman of Excellence award for outstanding service, exemplary support of women in leadership, and a distinguished career.