Professor Danna is a commercialization expert in the New York State Science & Technology Law Center. He is an electrical engineer with over 35 years of experience in the research and development of new technologies at the medical device company, Welch Allyn, Inc. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University. Most of his new product design focused on medical imaging and video devices. He retired from Welch Allyn in 2007 after spending 4 years as the director of applied clinical research. He has been awarded 36 patents and was the recipient of the Design News Special Achievement Award in 1993 and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Holley Medal in 1994. Professor Danna began working with the New York State Science & Technology Law Center in the summer of 2015.