Josh Geballe is Senior Associate Provost for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Yale University. He is responsible for a wide range of services for students, faculty and the broader New Haven community to help launch new startups and provide training in entrepreneurship and innovation. Additional services include providing streamlined access to Yale intellectual property and sponsored research with Yale scholars, establishing partnerships to expand the impact of Yale discoveries, and growing the New Haven startup ecosystem.
Prior to joining Yale Ventures in 2022, Josh served as Chief Operating Officer for the State of Connecticut under Governor Ned Lamont. With responsibility for all executive branch agencies covering 30,000 employees, he led successful initiatives to modernize state operations and expand the use of technology to improve services and reduce cost. In addition, he led the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, establishing nationally recognized programs for testing, contact tracing, nursing home protection, safe school operations and vaccination.
Prior to his three years in public service, Josh spent his career in the technology industry, most recently as CEO of Core Informatics, a venture-backed scientific software company that was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he went on to serve as Vice President and General Manager of Digital Science. Previously, he spent 11 years at IBM in a variety of international executive roles. Josh holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA from Yale University.