The HealthTech Venture Network proudly welcomes Vicki A. Barbur, Ph.D., to our 2017 Conference line up, as a speaker on “How Female Tech Founders Can Leverage Growth Resources.” Held from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., this moderated panel seeks to educate aspiring and current entrepreneurs on the nuances of navigating and leveraging growth resources. Learn where to start and how to catalyze your startup.
Dr. Barbur is currently supporting the Technology Transfer Office, The MITRE Corporation, where she works closely with the organization’s engineers, scientists and the MITRE Research Programs to stimulate innovation and facilitate collaboration among researchers, academic institutions and federal laboratories interested in developing MITRE’s innovations.
As a not-for-profit organization that operates federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs), MITRE offers expertise in a wide range of technologies – from big data to human language technology to wireless communications – and transfers successful technology directly to its government sponsors or to industry through licensing, including commercialization and open source. Prior to joining MITRE in October 2016, Barbur was the senior vice president & chief technical officer at Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC). Her efforts at CTC focused on building and directing the company’s technical capabilities, overseeing research and development activities, and maintaining a sound plan of technical organization.
Dr. Barbur earned a Ph.D. in physics from Imperial College, University of London, and a MSc in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford, both in the U.K. She also holds an Executive MBA in global executive leadership from Amos Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire as well as a BSc in Physics from Imperial College, University of London.
Previously, Dr. Barbur served as vice president of research and development for the medical segment at Cardinal Health. While at Cardinal Health, she was responsible for the development of new products in the healthcare environment. She oversaw development platforms that utilized novel characteristics of materials and coatings to enhance barrier protection, improve strength and increase absorbency.
Register now for a day of innovation and progressive healthtech discussion with a spotlight on female entrepreneurs in the industry. Early Bird tickets available until September 1st and General Admission on sale until October 2nd.