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MEMP Seminar: Industrial Advisory Board Panel

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Friday, February 07, 2020
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Industrial Advisory Board & MEM Alums
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MEMP Seminar

Lee Clark-Sellers, Chief Innovation Officer, Cornerstone Building Brands
Graeme Waitzkin, Executive Strategy Director, Venture Design, frog
Lisa Val Verde, Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific, Medtronic (MEM '08)

Lee Clark-Sellers is accomplished in innovative engineering leadership and business development in the telecommunications, bioScience, computer, and building products industry. She has a successful track record in multi-site technology development, R&D effectiveness, along with delivering superior customer value. International experience in developing R&D capability, strategic partnerships and M&A activity.

As executive strategy director of venture design at frog, Graeme Waitzkin is helping companies create & build new businesses. He was previously COO at TreeHouse, The Home Upgrade Company, and Reaction, Inc. He has an MBA from Stanford and an MEM degree from Duke.

Lisa Val Verde is an experienced business leader and an alum of Duke's Master of Engineering Management program. As Medtronic's Marketing Manager for the Asia Pacific, she oversees $42M in regional business and sales performance, alongside the regional business director. She's forged strategic partnerships to drive key business development activities - including clinical study to establish a new model of patient care, commercial pilots, and an artificial intelligence development program.

Open to the public. View the Spring 20 MEMP Seminar schedule at

Contact: Carey Rudell