Robert Gibson

Robert Gibson

Associate Director of Business Development

Rob Gibson is the Associate Director of Business Development at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and brings more than 20 years of experience in science and business to the research institute and LINK, Virginia Tech’s industry engagement team. He is responsible for developing and nurturing partnerships between Virginia Tech scientists and companies seeking to introduce cutting-edge health science discoveries from the lab to the marketplace.Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Gibson held global leadership roles in sales and product portfolio management at Novozymes, where he helped oversee strategic sales planning both regionally and abroad in Asia. Starting with the company as a research scientist focused on commercializing probiotic products, Gibson later transitioned into commercial and strategic alliance management roles.