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David S. Ricketts, Strategic Innovation Fellow

David S. Ricketts received his PhD from Harvard University and has held appointments at Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University, MIT and North Carolina State University.

David has helped develop the Innovation in Science and Technology course: From Idea to Pitch and co-teaches the course with the TECH Fellows and SEAS faculty. He is an award winning scientist and engineer whose innovations have been featured by Popular Science, Smithsonian, NBC News, CBS News, Fox News, ESPN, and many other science news outlets. He is the recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the U.S. Defense Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Investigator Award.

David also serves as the Director of The Innovators Forum, an international forum for senior leaders in the private, public and non-profit sectors to discuss, develop and disseminate new innovation strategies. He also serves as the chair for the Strategic Innovation Summit series. Learn more about David Ricketts here.