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Office of Innovation and
Entrepreneurship (OIE)

National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) Board


Melissa Lynn Bradley

Melissa Bradley

Executive-in-Residence, American University; Washington, DC

Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA<

Stephen Tang, Ph.D., MBA

President & CEO at University City Science Center; Philadelphia, PA


Rebecca O. Bagley

Rebecca Bagley

Vice Chancellor Economic Partnerships at University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburg, PA

Esther M. Baldwin

Esther Baldwin

Director of Innovation at Intel; Hillsboro, OR

Brian J. Bartholomeusz

Brian Bartholomeusz

Executive Director, TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy at Stanford University; Stanford, CA

Heather Boesch

Heather Boesch

Director of Business Operations at IDEO; Cambridge, MA

Lloyd S. (Trey) Bowles III

Trey Bowles III

Cofounder at The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) and CEO at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center; Dallas, TX

Kathryn Finney

Kathryn Finney

Founder and Managing Director at digitalundivided; New York, NY

Scott Frederick

Scott Frederick

Development Partner & Head of Federal at New Enterprise Associates; Chevy Chase, MD

Kara Goldin

Kara Goldin

Founder & CEO at Hint Inc.; San Francisco, CA

Julie K. Goonewardene

Julie Goonewardene

Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Strategic Investment, University of Texas System; Austin, TX

Orin Herskowitz

Orin Herskowitz

Executive Director, VP of Intellectual Property and Tech Transfer at Columbia Technology Ventures, Columbia University; New York, NY

Richard A. Johnson

Richard Johnson

Associate Vice President at Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation; Lexington, KY

Joseph Kapp

Joseph Kapp

Entrepreneur in Residence at Eastern WV Community & Technical College and CEO at Behavioral Business, LLC; Moorefield, WV

David S. Kenney

David Kenney

President & Executive Director at Oregon BEST; Portland, OR

Pradeep K. Khosla

Pradeep Khosla

Chancellor at University of California, San Diego; San Diego, CA

Marie Trzupek Lync

Marie Trzupek Lynch

CEO at Skills for Chicagoland’s Future; Chicago, IL

Michael John Nemeth

Mike Nemeth

Founder & CEO, S3 Planning; Cincinnati, OH

Maribel Perez Wadsworth

Maribel Perez Wadsworth

SVP & Chief Strategy Officer at Gannett Company Inc.; McLean, VA

Andrew D. Reamer, Ph.D.

Andrew Reamer, Ph.D.

Research Professor at George Washington University; Washington, DC

Emily Reichert, Ph.D., MBA

Emily Reichert, Ph.D., MBA

CEO at Greentown Labs; Somerville, MA

Joseph L. Schocken

Joseph Schocken

President at Broadmark Capital, LLC; Seattle, WA

Sue Griffith Smith

Sue Griffith Smith

Vice President Technology and Applied Science at Ivy Tech Community College; Indianapolis, IN

Whitney S. Smith

Whitney Smith

Executive Director – Midwest, Global Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase; Chicago, IL

Tiffany M. Stevenson

Tiffany Stevenson

Vice President, Talent Management & Development at Sephora USA, Inc.; San Francisco, CA

Eric J. Toone, Ph.D.

Eric Toone, Ph.D.

Vice Provost & Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Duke University; Durham, NC

Howard A. Tullman

Howard Tullman

CEO at 1871 and General Managing Partner at Chicago High Tech Investment Partners, LLC; Chicago, IL

Tiffany J. Wilson

Tiffany Wilson

Chief Executive Officer at Global Center for Medical Innovation; Atlanta, GA

Chad Womack, Ph.D.

Chad Womack, Ph.D.

National Director, STEM Initiatives at the UNCF; Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC

Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang

Founder and CEO at Venture for America; New York, NY