Featured Speaker – Tiffany McNamara, Director of Outreach, Sears think[box]
Tiffany McNamara is the Director of Outreach for Case Western Reserve University’s Sears think[box]. Tiffany has been in the entrepreneurship and innovation space for nearly two decades. Most recently she helped build and transition the Great Lakes Energy Institute from a startup to a University backed institution attracting over $70 million in funding.
In her current role, Tiffany’s responsibilities include developing, implementing, and validating a wide range of programs, support activities, and services related to innovation and entrepreneurship.
Her efforts also include cultivating corporate partnerships to provide real-world, project-based learning opportunities for students. In addition, she led the planning committees of the inaugural CWRU Innovation Summit and International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces. Tiffany received her degree in biology from the University of Toledo and is pursuing an MBA at Weatherhead School of Management.