Wendy M. Elliott
Ms Elliott is the Founder and Managing Director of Advanced Technology
Management, Inc. She has more then 20 years of consulting, technology
transfer, management, product development and engineering experience.
In her consulting practice Ms Elliott identifies and transfers
technology to new venture businesses and multinational corporations. She
conducts market and product assessments and works with companies to
promote innovation using intellectual property management systems.
Prior to founding her company, Ms Elliott was a Manager in the,
Industrial Liaison Program at MIT responsible for a multi-million dollar
portfolio of European companies in the pharmaceutical, materials and
manufacturing sector. She conducted technology assessments, identified
new technology and licensing opportunities. During this time, she
worked with an MIT Sloan research group on a global benchmarking study
evaluating critical issues in the strategic management of technology.
She has successfully developed strategic alliances for ILP member
Her earlier technical background included a position at Polaroid
Corporation where, as a Project Leader and Research Engineer, Ms.
Elliott co-managed the joint development and product diversification
program and was responsible for scale-up and commercialization of a line
of high-density magnetic media. Project Leader and Research Engineer
where she gained experience in applied research and development
including a background in film coating, battery coating and magnetics.
Additional experience includes work for the Irish government to: promote
the commercialization of university based research; select US strategic
alliance partners; and identifies venture capital funding. She has
designed and managed the programs' short courses for international
Senior Executives in the area of management of technology.
Ms Elliott received a BS in Chemical Engineering, and a MS Industrial
Engineering, concentration Biomedical Engineering from Northeastern
University; an SM in the Management of Technology from the Sloan School
of Management/School of Engineering at MIT. She was a Visiting Scholar
at the 304 hospital in Beijing China and is presently a part time
Visiting Scholar at MIT where her research focuses on the acquisition
and commercialization of technology.