Katie (Katherine) Smith is a Business Development Manager for the Corporate Engagement and Strategic Partnerships within ASU's Knowledge Enterprise. She supports the microelectronics initiatives and partnerships and is integral in developing and maintaining mutually beneficial collaborations between industry and Arizona State University. Katie has over 13 years of experience in research, grant management, and research operations.
Prior to joining CESP, she was the Technical Sales Engineer for Knowledge Enterprise’s Core Research Facilities, where she served as the main point of contact for external companies looking for solutions to research challenges and those companies that are looking to advance R&D with use of state-of-the-art equipment, specialized services, and expert consultation and training.
Master of Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business with an emphasis on Marketing and Supply Chain Management.
Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry with a minor in Psychology from Arizona State University.