Gary M. Fingerhut is the Executive Director at Cleveland Clinic Innovations. Established in May 2000, Innovations operates as the commercialization arm of Cleveland Clinic and was recognized by Global Corporate Venturing as top 6 in the world for healthcare corporate venturing. Gary leads a talented team of professionals guided by some of the nation’s top venture capitalists. The Cleveland Clinic Innovations team has successfully executed over 500 licenses, and created 71 spin-off companies that have raised more than $910 million in equity investment and commercialization grants. These efforts have resulted in the creation of over 1,100 jobs.