Aris Melissaratos, Senior Advisor To the President for Enterprise Development, Johns Hopkins University
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Johns Hopkins University
242 Garland Hall 3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
United States

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  • Business Development Role
    JHU
  • undergraduate degree , electrical engineering
    The Johns Hopkins University
  • master's degree , engineering management
    George Washington University
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Aris Melissaratos, recently joined The Johns Hopkins University as Senior Advisor to the President for Enterprise Development.
Melissaratos, a 1966 Johns Hopkins graduate and longtime member of the Whiting School of Engineering's National Advisory Council, has overall responsibility for building the university's relationship with business and forging new connections between the research and corporate communities.
Specific assignments include supervision of Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer, the office that links university researchers and businesses interested in commercializing their inventions. Melissaratos also markets opportunities for businesses to locate at Johns Hopkins-related research parks such as the Montgomery County Campus, the nearby Belward Research Campus and the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins, now under construction as part of the comprehensive New EastSide redevelopment in East Baltimore.
Melissaratos, whose undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins is in electrical engineering, spent most of his career with Westinghouse Electronics in Baltimore, eventually becoming vice president of science and technology and chief technology officer at corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh. Before joining state government in 2003 as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, he also served as vice president of Thermo Electron Corp. and founded Armel Private Equity Investments.
He was a founding co-chair of the Greater Baltimore Technology Council and is a former vice president of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. He holds a master's degree in engineering management from George Washington University and did graduate work in international politics at Catholic University of America.
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Mr. Melissaratos currently serves as Senior Advisor to the President of Johns Hopkins University with responsibilities for technology transfer, corporate partnerships, and enterprise development. From 2003 to 2007, he served as Secretary of Business and Economic Development for the State of Maryland, reducing that state's unemployment rates to an impressive 3.6% and positioning Maryland for leadership in the emerging knowledge economy.
Mr. Melissaratos rose through the ranks of Westinghouse Electric Corporation, ending his career as the corporation's Chief Technology Officer and Vice President for Science and Technology, responsible for running Westinghouse's research and development functions. He also served as the Chief Operations Officer for the company's Defense Electronics Group, where he was responsible for managing 16,000 employees (9,000 engineers) and $3.2 billion dollars of sales. After leaving Westinghouse, he became Vice President of Thermo Electron Corporation and CEO of its Coleman Research Corporation and Thermo Information Solutions subsidiaries. He founded Armel Scientifics, LLC, which has invested in over 30 start-up companies in Life Sciences and Advanced Technology.
Mr. Melissaratos is also a founder of The Aris Institute whose goal is to share knowledge and create an environment that promotes progressive thinking, innovation, and taking action. In collaboration with N.J. Slabbert, Mr. Melissaratos co-authored the book Innovation: The Key to Prosperity, which is a survey of the role of technological innovation in American and global history.
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Aris Melissaratos was elected to the Spherix Board of Directors in February 2008. He currently serves as Senior Advisor to the President of Johns Hopkins University with responsibilities for technology transfer, corporate partnerships, and enterprise development. From 2003 to 2007, he served as Secretary of Business and Economic Development for the State of Maryland. Prior to that, he worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation for 32 years culminating as the corporation's Chief Technology Officer and Vice President for Science and Technology and also served as the Chief Operations Officer for the company's Defense Electronics Group. After Westinghouse, he became Vice President of Thermo Electron Corporation and CEO of its Coleman Research Corporation and Thermo Information Solutions subsidiaries. He was a founder of Armel Scientifics, LLC, which invested in over 30 start-up companies in Life Sciences and Advanced Technology. Mr. Melissaratos holds a B.E.S. in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Science in engineering management from George Washington University, and has completed the program for Management Development at the Harvard University School of Business.
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Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. named Aris Melissaratos to the position of Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) in January 2003.
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As Secretary, Mr. Melissaratos directs the work of DBED in its mission to stimulate and strengthen Maryland's economy, and promote Maryland as a prime location for tourism, film production and advancement of the arts. His priorities include technology, manufacturing, and minority business development.
With nearly 40 years experience in business leadership, Mr. Melissaratos has earned the reputation as a well-respected national business visionary and corporate executive.
Mr. Melissaratos is a former Westinghouse Electronics Systems Executive. For 32 years, Mr. Melissaratos held a variety of positions at Westinghouse, the last of which was Vice President of Science and Technology, and Chief Technology Officer at the corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh. Mr. Melissaratos capped his 25 years at the Baltimore Electronics Systems Group (now Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems) as the Vice President and General Manager of the Design Engineering and Manufacturing Operations Divisions. He was responsible for facilities in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Barbados, with a total of 16,000 employees and $3.2 billion in annual revenues. Melissaratos positioned Westinghouse as the national leader in defense electronics manufacturing.
Upon retirement from Westinghouse, he served as Corporate Vice President for Thermo Electron Corporation, managing its New Product and Research & Development group and serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Coleman Research Corporation and Thermo Coleman Corporation, as well as CEO of its subsidiary, Thermo Information Solutions.
Mr. Melissaratos founded Armel Private Equity Investments, to provide funding and strategic direction to a group of high technology start-up companies in various fields including information technology, biosciences, sensor systems and environmental infrastructure technologies.
Mr. Melissaratos is a founding co-chair of the Greater Baltimore Technology Council, former Vice-President of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and former Chair of the Maryland Manufacturing Association. He is a member of the National Advisory Council of the Whiting School of Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University, the Board of Directors of the Technology Council of Maryland, and the Emerging Technology Centers, and served on the Board of Visitors of the University of Maryland.
Mr. Melissaratos holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Master's Degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University. In addition, he has completed the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development (PMD-40). He also has completed the course work for a Doctorate (A.B.D.) in International Politics at the Catholic University of America.
Born in 1943 in Romania, Mr. Melissaratos immigrated to the United States from Greece at the age of 13. Since then, he has been a resident of Maryland and makes his home in Linthicum.
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