Thomas Schmidt is manager of the Knowledge Exchange Unit at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) which serves as the technology transfer office for SDU and the research hospitals of Southern Denmark Region. He has worked in technology transfer since 2006 and as head of technology transfer since 2013. He became a Registered Technology Transfer Professional in 2011. Throughout his technology transfer career, Thomas has advised technology transfer offices and national organizations, given talks, served on committees for AUTM and chaired seminars for organizations such SNITTS and AUTM. Thomas holds an MA from Aalborg University and an MBA from Aarhus University.