JB Woodruff

Director, UpTech

Commercialization Director, KY Innovation Network @ NKY

JB Woodruff currently serves as the Commercialization Director of the Northern Kentucky office of the Kentucky Innovation Network and Program Director of the UpTech accelerator.  He attended Penn State where he received his bachelors of science in Information Sciences and Technology.  He spent nearly a decade as an information technology consultant with Accenture and Centric Consulting.

In 2012, he began his entrepreneurship journey as an entrepreneur-in-residence with the 88mph accelerator in Nairobi, Kenya, and Cape Town, South Africa. His return to the U.S. saw a focus on his own businesses including JB Woodruff Design and two startups, Araytha and CampFinder.co. His passion and experience for helping others, teaching, storytelling, graphic design, and technology are prevalent in his work with his clients.

JB’s favorite place in NKY is Braxton Brewing Company, which offers locally-crafted Braxton beers, coffee, events and a place to gather in the heart of Covington.