- R&D 100 Awards
Vicki A. Barbur, PhD, is Senior Director, IP and Technology Commercialization, Commercial Business at BATTELLE, and she brings dual expertise in science and business as well as broad experience in several technical disciplines to her overarching role as an innovative growth leader associated with technology commercialization and IP management. She strategizes to make government investment in R&D accessible to sponsor organizations and the private sector with the overall goal of advancing economic development and contributing value to the nation.
Her primary areas of focus are Health IT, Social Analytics, Cyber, Aviation and Transportation. Vicki’s work also includes streamlining the process for securing Intellectual Property and Licensing to allow external organizations and companies to put innovation to use quickly as well as developing collaborative and strategic partnerships through University/Academic Institutions, Innovation Bridges, Tech Hubs, Accelerators and Incubators. Previously, Vicki was Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer for Concurrent Technologies Corporation and Vice President, Research & Development for Cardinal Health. In October 2016, she joined The MITRE Corporation supporting the Technology Transfer Office at The MITRE Corporation.
Vicki earned a PhD in physics from Imperial College, University of London, and a MSc in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford, both in the UK. She also holds an Executive MBA in global executive leadership from Amos Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire as well as a BSc in Physics from Imperial College, University of London. Vicki previously was employed by the Eastman Kodak Company as a Technology Director and by Cardinal Health as their VP R&D for the medical segment.