Lesa Mitchell

Lesa Mitchell
Vice President, Kauffman Foundation

Website | @lesamitchell

Lesa Mitchell is a vice president with the Kauffman Foundation. She has been responsible for the Foundation’s frontier work in understanding the policy levers that influence the advancement of innovation from universities into the commercial market and the new relationships between philanthropy and for profit companies. Under Mitchell’s leadership, the Foundation is defining and codifying alternative commercialization pathways, and identifying new models to foster innovation. Mitchell was instrumental in the founding of the Kauffman Innovation Network/ iBridge Network, the Translational Medicine Alliance, the National Academies-based University–Industry Partnership and leader in the replication of innovator-based mentor programs across the U.S. In addition, Mitchell serves on the boards of the Regenerative Medicine Foundation and the University of Kansas Institute for Commercialization.

Prior to joining Kauffman, Mitchell spent twenty years of her career in global executive roles at Aventis, Quintiles, and Marion Laboratories and ran an electronic clinical trials consulting business in support of global pharmaceutical clients.

Sessions

Sponsored Sessions
Location: Yosemite C
David Fore (Lybba), Lesa Mitchell (Kauffman Foundation), Michael Seid (C3N Project)
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Entrepreneurs, a network of doctors, patients and families working together to build enabling technology, processes and transparency in the system that will improve health outcomes and lower the cost in the management of chronic disease. This session will review the progress of the planned demonstration project that can improve healthcare for all. Read more.

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