Tyler Ovington joined RTI’s Innovation Advisors in 2019. He supports clients at federal agencies, private philanthropic foundations, and F500 companies with a focus on innovation initiatives. Mr. Ovington’s experiences include developing technology landscapes, scouting for new technologies and partners, and identifying and facilitating partnerships. He has facilitated new partnerships between NASA technology transfer offices and the private sector, and he has led facilitated focus groups to help define user needs for new products and services. He also conducts market assessments and market sizing efforts to build the business case for new product launches and provides commercialization support services to grantees of philanthropic foundations and federals agencies.
Before joining RTI, Mr. Ovington led product development efforts for medical device companies. He defined and developed new products for neonatal intensive care units, rapid blood infusion, and spine surgery.