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Senior Manager: Commercialisation Specialist
Name: Phumuza Langa
Location: 39 Plantation Road Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Tel: 011 559 3072


About Dr. Phumuza Langa

Dr Phumuza Langa is currently a Senior Manager: Commercial Analyst at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Technology Transfer Office. He has a PhD in Operations Management from UJ with the study focusing on dynamic capabilities developed by innovative enterprises from technology business incubation services.

He has over a decade of experience within the field of technology transfer where he has played various roles in intellectual property (IP) commercialisation in several publicly financed research and development (R&D) institutions in South Africa. These include being previously employed as the R&D Outcomes Manager at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), responsible for IP commercialisation matters within the Materials Science Manufacturing unit and as a Manager at the University of Pretoria where he was responsible for a wide range of commercialisation aspects such as IP licensing, seed fund management and business plan development.

His research interests are within the field of Strategic Management of Technological Innovations, with a particular focus on IP commercialisation, business incubation, spin-out companies and technology transfer at large.