Vice President, Commercial R&D
With more than 20 years of business development experience, Peter Marcotullio directs commercial sector business development for SRI International. Focusing on strategic, long-term partnerships with clients, he directs market research and analysis, intellectual property management, commercialization and business strategy development, new venture creation, and marketing.
His prior management experience includes various venture, business development, and merger-and-acquisition positions with Thermo Electron’s Ventures Group, Primex Technologies and Olin Corporation. Marcotullio holds five patents, and he led the creation of several SRI venture companies.
Before joining SRI, Marcotullio was a venture manager with Thermo Technology Ventures based in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he participated in the founding and financing of more than a dozen new companies. At Primex Technologies (acquired by General Dynamics) Marcotullio led research, development and planning for the $500 million defense and aerospace firm that was spun-out from Olin Corporation in 1996. His direct responsibilities included oversight of a 30-person R&D organization with a $20 million annual budget, including $15 million of U.S. government-funded R&D contracts.
Marcotullio holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University. He has taken graduate and executive management courses at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and Stanford University School of Business. Marcotullio is also a graduate of the Defense Acquisition University’s Defense Systems Management College.