David Hochman

Executive Director

Business Incubator Association of New York State

David Hochman is a consultant in technology-based economic development, serving clients in the government and non-profit sectors. He also serves as part-time Executive Director of the Business Incubator Association of New York State. He is a board member of the New York State Economic Development Council. A long-time affiliate of Battelle's Technology Partnership Practice (recently reconstituted as TEConomy Partners), he has consulted to numerous state governments and non-profit intermediaries developing strategies for innovation-based economic development. Earlier in his career, he served as Deputy Director of the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology. In the early 1980s, he co-founded and served as COO of a software venture. This angel- backed company was an early entrant in the personal-computer industry, and one of the first to position itself as a content provider based in the NYC publishing community. He exited that venture by sale to a venture capitalist rolling up similar companies.