Schaffer Grimm is a Business Strategist for the UCLA Engineering Institute for Technology Advancement. Prior to joining the UCLA in 2011, he worked at Northrop Grumman in the Aerospace Sector where he began his career designing Radio Frequency Monolithic Millimeter Integrated Chips for a range of different applications, including high data rate communications. He transitioned from this role to that of the Foundry Services Manager. This entailed bringing in and working with commercial companies who accessed Northrop Grumman’s advanced semiconductor processes. In this role, he has experience in leading business development ventures by collaborating with commercial partners. He received his B.S in Electrical Engineering from the University of San Diego, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.