Kannan Krishnaswami is a Technology Commercialization Manager located at PNNL-Richland. In this role, Kannan stewards a portfolio of national and homeland security technologies that includes sensors, cybersecurity, and data analytical innovations. He is responsible for identifying and capturing intellectual property, its development and demonstration, and ultimately leading to its transfer to industry for productization and implementation to enhance the security of our nation and its critical assets. Kannan joined PNNL in 2004 as research scientist working on infrared remote sensing technologies for nuclear nonproliferation applications and subsequently transitioned to managing the internal research investments portfolio for the National Security Directorate before becoming Commercialization Manager. He earned his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell and his MBA from the University of Washington in Seattle.