Judith Giordan

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Judith Giordan currently serves as Chairman of VentureWell, Senior Advisor to the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance, Managing Director of Intangible Asset Finance at Steel City Re, as a member of the Board of Directors of various start-up companies, and as Professor of Practice in the College of Science and Technology of the University of Southern Mississippi – from which she has completed a detail to the National Science Foundation as Program Director for the IGERT Program. Judy is the author of over 200 articles, presentations, and seminars in the areas of entrepreneurship, career development and leadership, diversity, intellectual property monetization, to name a few.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University (environmental science), her PhD from the University of Maryland (Chemistry), and was an Alexander von Humboldt Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Frankfurt in Germany. Judy is the recipient of the 2010 ACS Garvan-Olin Medal of the American Chemical Society.