Erik Lium

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Innovation Officer, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners, Mount Sinai Health System

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Dr. Lium is the Executive Vice President of Mount Sinai Innovation Partners (MSIP), the commercialization engine of the Mount Sinai Health System. Earlier in his career, Dr. Lium held positions at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), including Assistant Vice Chancellor of Innovation, Technology and Alliances; Principal Investigator for the Bay Area National Science Foundation I-Corps node; and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Research. He also served as Founder and President of LabVelocity Inc., an information services company focused on accelerating research and development in the life sciences. He routinely advises venture boards, and serves on the board of several startups launched from Mount Sinai technology.

Dr. Lium earned his PhD in Cellular, Molecular, and Biophysical Studies at Columbia University and pursued postdoctoral training at UCSF.