INNOVATION - ENTREPRENEURSHIP - STRATEGY - LEADERSHIP
WHO I AM
I have multiple roles at the University of Minnesota:
Associate Director of the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management
Associate Director - Innovation Pillar for the Institute for Engineering in Medicine
Senior Personnel - Innovation Ecosystem for the ATP-Bio NSF engineering research center
Co-PI/Program Director of MIN-Corps, a partner in the National Science Foundation I-Corps Great Lakes Region Hub
I design and deliver education and coaching programs to facilitate technology commercialization across the State and University of Minnesota, as well as the Great Lakes region. MIN-Corps helps STEM students, faculty and research scientists, as well as technology entrepreneurs, translate their innovations to the marketplace. I also teach entrepreneurship and strategy at the Carlson School.
I serve on the WomenVenture board of directors, and on the advisory board of the Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. During my prior careers in the financial services and publishing industries, I helped lead independent startups, internal corporate ventures and turnarounds. For the latest on what I've been doing, here's my LinkedIn profile.