Jed Taylor

2017 Entrepreneurial Excellence: Paul Magelli Advocacy Award Recipient 

Award Description: Actively engage, encourage, coach and mentor entrepreneurs in the community, and provide extensive support to help them achieve success.

Jed Taylor is the Director of Operations of the Technology Entrepreneur Center at the University of Illinois and serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence at EnterpriseWorks, the University’s startup incubator. In addition to his role at the TEC, Jed is the Chief Operating Officer of Runtime Verification, a startup out of the Computer Science Department. Jed has successfully taken several software products to market and has helped launch several companies in the Urbana-Champaign area that license university technology, including Pattern Insight, which was part of a successful 2012 acquisition with VMware.