Director U of A Tech Park

Ken Marcus is the Director of the UA Tech Park. He also serves as chief financial officer for Campus Research Corporation. He oversees daily operations and finances for both the UA Tech Park and the UA Bio Park

About The Park

The University of Arizona Science and Technology Park (UA Tech Park) sits on 1,345 acres in Southeast Tucson, Arizona. Almost 2 million square feet of space has been developed featuring high tech office, R&D and laboratory facilities on 345 acres.

Home to several high technology companies, the UA Tech Park houses 6 Fortune 500 companies: Citigroup, CH2MHill, IBM, Oracle, Optum RX (United Healthcare Group), and Raytheon, as well as several emerging technology companies including NP Photonics, and DILAS Diode Laser.  The UA Tech Park is also home to the Arizona Center for Innovation, a technology business incubator, and three educational institutions - UA South, Pima Community College, and Vail Academy and High School.

The UA Tech Park contributes $2.7 billion annually to Pima County's economy and is one of the region's largest employment centers.

The UA Tech Park was purchased from IBM in 1994 and has grown from 2 tenants and 1,200 employees to more than 50 business and educational organizations that employ over 7,000 employees.

The UA Tech Park contains a sophisticated infrastructure system that includes: steam, de-ionized water, chilled water and compressed air. The Park also features its own water treatment plant and a central utility plant that distributes all utilities to tenants on-site. Other services include on-site EMT and Fire Rescue services, 24/7 security, a full-service cafeteria and catering, Starbucks and an outdoor recreational center.