Senior Director, Automation Alley, and Director of the Automation Alley Technology Center. Anderson is responsible for
the Alley’s technology business acceleration program and for stimulating entrepreneurship, from start-ups to small- to
medium-sized companies. He also has program oversight for the Alley. A neuroscientist by training, Anderson’s career
started with General Motors Corp. in 1979 as a research scientist in central nervous system injury. He stayed with
General Motors for 20 years, eventually getting more involved with technology management and licensing. He later worked
as a startup business consultant until joining the Alley in 2003.