Benjamin Olsen

Director, Equity Management and Advisory
Office of Technology Management

Ben is responsible for the acquisition, management, and disposition of equity in UCSF start-up companies. With more than $200M in equity under management across almost 100 companies, UCSF continues to be a leader in start-up development.

Ben’s career has included time at Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, a technology seed fund (TTCF), and various start-ups including eight years as CEO of a medical device company founded with university IP which he exited in 2019 to Samvardhana Motherson Group.

Ben holds a Master of Science in Technology Commercialization from the University of Adelaide.