Kirk Macolini

President, Intelispark

Kirk Macolini is the Founder, President, & Principal Consultant of InteliSpark. Kirk has over 20 years of experience with the SBIR and STTR programs and has developed proposals that have resulted in over 500 funded projects from agencies including all SBIR granting federal agencies. His work assisting start-ups in competing for SBIR/STTR funding has been featured in the journal Nature. Many of his clients’ projects are based on University generated technologies – including technologies from well-respected research institutions such as Princeton University, Cornell University, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California Berkeley, and the University of North Carolina. He has held technical, management, and business roles in small software and biotech firms. Mr. Macolini earned a Masters of Science and Bachelors of Science in the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.