In Chapter 9 of 13 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings connects his interest in economic development to earn a Masters Degree in Technology Transfer. As a problem solver, Stallings sees a gap between academic research innovating and business markets implementing. He learns about mutual motivations and structuring contracts to facilitate technology transfer. Stallings is currently a Senior Strategist at frog design. Previously he worked in business strategy at Dell and investment banking at Stephens. He earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a MS in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and a BA in Economics and Psychology from the University of Virginia.