Penn Center for Innovation

Pennovation Works’ first managing director on campus expansion plans, Covid-19 challenges

Posted on April 22, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

For the first time since launching Pennovation Works more than eight years ago, the University of Pennsylvania has hired a managing director to oversee the 23-acre hub of innovation and entrepreneurial activity.

Anish Kumar was hired late last year but Penn is just announcing his appointment. A few months on the job, Kumar said joining Pennovation Works “is one of the best things I have done for myself in a long time.”

Read more of Biz Journal’s Interview with Anish Kumar

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