University of Florida

University of Florida

University of Florida

Overview
Date Founded

1853

Headquarters

201 Criser Hall,Gainesville, FL 32611

Employees (Worldwide)

501 - 1,000

Industries

Internet Software & Services

Company Description

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university located on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its historical origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its present Gainesville campus since September 1906. The University of Florida is ranked 14th overall among all public national universities in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings, and has ranked within the top 100 universities worldwide. The University of Florida was also described as a "Public Ivy" in the book The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities.

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Executives & Employees
Board of Trustees

Assistant Consulting Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology at Duke University - School of Medicine

Founder at ICI Homes

Former Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Former Marketing Representative at International Business Machines Corporation

Chief Executive Officer at The Heavener Company

Partner at King & Spalding LLP

Former Chief Executive Officer at UF Health Jacksonville

Chancellor at State University System of Florida (Florida)

Lieutenant Colonel at United States Air Force Medical Corp.

Attorney at Geraghty, Dougherty & Edwards PA

Distinguished Alumni
Robert B. Carter is now Co-President & Co-Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Services at FedEx Corporation
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Advisors & Consultants
Senior Advisor

President-University of Florida at Southeastern Conference

Advisor

Associate Vice Chancellor of University Development Operations at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Clients

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. engages in the development of gene therapy platform to develop transformational genetic therapies for patients suffering from rare and debilitating diseases. It has clinical trials in the field of ophthalmology, optogenetics, adrenoleukodystrophy, and otology. The company was founded by Richard Jude Samulski, Nicholas Muzyczka, William W. Hauswirth, Terence R. Flotte, and Barry J. Byrne on January 19, 1999 and is headquartered in Alachua, FL.

ViewRay, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture and market magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. It develops MRIdian to address the key limitations of existing external-beam radiation therapy technologies, and employs MRI-based technology to provide real-time imaging that clearly defines the targeted tumor from the surrounding soft tissue, and other critical organs, both before and during radiation treatment delivery. The company was founded by Dinara Akzhigitova on September 6, 2013 and is headquartered in Oakwood Village, OH.

AxoGen, Inc. engages in the development and market of surgical solutions for peripheral nerves. It also provide products and education to improve surgical treatment algorithms for peripheral nerve damage or discontinuity. Its products include avance nerve graft, axoguard nerve connector, axoguard nerve protector, avive soft tissue membrane, acroval neurosensory and motor testing system, and axotouch two-point discriminator. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Alachua, FL.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Suppliers
Jaggaer, Inc. Pension Funds & Sovereign Wealth | Morrisville, NC

JAGGAER, Inc. provides cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management. It offers spend analysis, savings management, sourcing, supplier management, accounts payable, eProcurement, contract lifecycle management, and inventory management solutions. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Morrisville, NC.

Compumedics Ltd. Hospitals & Patient Services | Abbotsford, Australia

Compumedics Ltd. is engaged in the research, development, manufacture and distribution of medical equipment. It offers innovative computer based diagnostic technologies in the areas of sleep, neurology and cardiology. It develops and commercializes technology with a focus on the fast growing sleep medicine and neurology markets. The company was founded by Burton David in 1987 and is headquartered in Abbotsford, Australia.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. Pharmaceuticals | Alachua, Florida

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. engages in the development of gene therapy platform to develop transformational genetic therapies for patients suffering from rare and debilitating diseases. It has clinical trials in the field of ophthalmology, optogenetics, adrenoleukodystrophy, and otology. The company was founded by Richard Jude Samulski, Nicholas Muzyczka, William W. Hauswirth, Terence R. Flotte, and Barry J. Byrne on January 19, 1999 and is headquartered in Alachua, FL.

Awards & Honors
Rank #81
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #90
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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