Noah Sudow has worked for nearly a decade on the front lines of K-12 and postsecondary education as a both a grant maker and regulator. He is a trusted advisor to investors and entrepreneurs that need to understand where policy is headed, and how innovation can improve public sector outcomes. Noah is currently Director of Community Relations and Special Assistant to the President at Hillel International.
Noah served as Director of the Battelle STEM Innovation Lab at the Battelle Memorial Institute, where he led the organization’s strategy to develop and implement innovative education tools across Battelle’s 19-state education network. As part of that work, he advanced strategic partnerships with over a dozen development and funding partners to commercialize new education tools.
Prior to working at Battelle, Noah was Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation at the Ohio Board of Regents, where he was responsible for the State's university commercialization agenda and creating public-private partnerships. His accomplishments at the Regents include the renewal of the Ohio Third Frontier – the state’s two billion dollar initiative to promote innovation and entrepreneurship, the creation of the Ohio GI Promise, allowing public higher education institutions to hold equity in spin-off companies and the signing of the first ever statewide technology transfer agreement with Proctor & Gamble.
During his time at the State of Ohio, Noah also led the research and organization of Ohio's 2008 Ten-year Strategic Plan for Higher Education and served as a Policy Assistant for Higher Education and Economic Development in the Ohio Governor's Office. Noah is a graduate of the Ohio State University with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Economics.