Our Team



Michele Bernier
Commercialization Program Manager


Michele Bernier brings over 15 years of experience in engineering and higher education to MTTC. As Commercialization Program Manager, Michele works closely with the Director of MTTC, technology transfer offices, and local entrepreneurs. She is responsible for administering commercialization programs for entrepreneurs such as MTTC’s Platform Meeting Program, and gap funding programs.

Michele graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in mathematics. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from Boston College.


Julia Goldberg
Programs and Marketing Manager


Julia Goldberg received her Masters of Intellectual Property Degree in 2004 from Franklin Pierce Law Center, NH. She graduated in Material Science from St. Petersburg Technical University, Russia and received her MS degree in Chemistry from Technion, Israel. In her jobs with Tower Semiconductors and Lucent Technologies, Julia was involved in development of semiconductors and telecommunication products. Julia gained her legal experience and mastered patent writing skills at Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C. Working as a Licensing Associate at Mass General Hospital, Corporate Research and Licensing Office, Julia focused on inventions related to chemical compositions, medical devices, and diagnostic methods and evaluated the inventions for commercialization.

At the MTTC, Julia manages investment and partnering conferences and supports Technology Transfer Offices in marketing their technologies.