University of California, San Diego
Anne is the Senior Executive Director for Corporate Relations, UC San Diego where she is responsible for building the Dean’s Agile Centers of Excellence--multidisciplinary faculty teams focused on technologies that are highly relevant to industry. Anne launched seven such centers in the last 18 months with research engagements in Wearable Sensors, Extreme Events, Visual Computing, Sustainable Power and Energy, Analytics in Cell Editing, Microbiome Innovation, and a cross border program in Resilient Materials.
Previously, Anne was the Director of the Jacobs School’s Corporate Affiliates Program (CAP) for 15 years working with over 75 high technology and life science member companies for custom access to faculty, research, students and to the Dean. Under Anne's direction CAP runs the Team Internship Program and a started series of Executive Education Engineering degree programs. Anne regularly consults on building corporate programs in academe.
An alumna of Harvard University, Anne earned a Master’s in Public Policy and a Master’s in Theology as well as a BA from Mount Holyoke College. Anne is a member of UIDP working on Collaboration Metrics and of NACRO serving as Benchmarking Chair and past Conference Planning Co-Chair. Anne also serves on Board of Catholic Charities of San Diego and is a certified professional leadership coach. Anne is married and a mother of five great kids ages 12-25.