Office of Technology Commercialization

Bryan McGann

Entrepreneur in Residence; Founding Team Member, Carolina Angel Network

Bryan McGann is an entrepreneur in residence and the former executive director for Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network North Carolina. He is a successful entrepreneur and attorney who brings more than 30 years of experience to this role. He is also an entrepreneur-in-residence at UNC-Chapel Hill and a member of the founding team of the Carolina Angel Network, and is of counsel to the Smith Anderson Firm.

Bryan is the inventor and founder of the Pill Pockets® brand pet treats, the world’s leading medicine delivery aid for animals. His company was acquired by Mars, Inc., and the Pill Pockets® brand is now sold across the United States and around the world under various Mars brands. He also co-owns Sundial Homes, a general contracting firm, building residential and resort properties at Lake Gaston, and he has recently been granted a US patent on a medical brace to aid in the rehabilitation and recovery of orthopedic surgical patients. Bryan is a graduate of both the Duke University (LLM) and UNC (JD) Schools of Law and also holds PhD, MBA and bachelor’s degrees.