Dr Linda Plano

Professional experience:

Linda earned a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Physics from MIT. Her education and early career experience in research and development are core to her ability to connect with and help entrepreneurs across all industries and technologies.

Prior to 2005, She held positions in startup companies including research scientist and CEO, as well as management positions up to Vice President for New Business Development in more established companies.

She has coached entrepreneurs from around the world and delivered workshops in a dozen countries. She has worked with over 1,000 innovators since 2005 and they have gone on to raise well over $1 bilion.