University of Minnesota
Office for Technology Commercialization

Office for Technology Commercialization homeOTC

About OTC

Yulia Wieland, Royalty Accountant

Finance Group

Phone: 612.626.2343


Yulia is a finance and accounting professional and has been with OTC since May 2017. She completed a Bachelors of Science in Finance and Bachelors of Science in Accounting, with a minor in Marketing from University of Minnesota. Her past work experience included work at taxation firm and Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies as a research associate, providing local entrepreneurs consulting in marketing and accounting solutions at various stages of their business development. During her career Yulia co- founded a nonprofit which focuses on assisting Slavic immigrants who experienced economic difficulties in transition with adaptation. She is an alumni of AmeriCorps and a licensed Income Tax Preparer.

Her primary responsibilities at OTC include Intellectual Property Royalty Process, analysis, auditing and assurance, financial contract compliance, complex account reconciliations and process improvements, primary contact with inventors, providing guidance, training and presentations to internal and external parties.

She is passionate about dedicating her efforts and time towards a process that has a positive impact on a global scale, as well as continuous learning opportunities. She is particularly interested in new ideas, strategies and opportunities in social entrepreneurship, collaborative capitalism and impact investing.