Bronwyn Monroe, MBA
Bronwyn Monroe is the Program Director for the Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI). She is responsible for leading all aspects of the Harrington Discovery Institute’s programs and marketing, including the Harrington Scholar-Innovator Program, Harrington-Rare Disease Program, ADDF-Harrington Program, Gund-Harrington Program, The Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, and the annual Scientific Symposium.
Ms. Monroe joined HDI in 2017. Prior to joining the institute, Ms. Monroe was Vice President of Strategic Marketing at NineSigma, Inc., a global B2B innovation services company that connects Fortune 500 companies, global nonprofits and US government agencies to external innovation partners assisting with the acceleration of science and technology development. While at NineSigma, Ms. Monroe established NineSigma as the global leader in “open innovation” and helped build a community of solution providers that spanned multiple industries and technical disciplines. She transformed the firm’s marketing department into a revenue-producing consulting practice responsible for the delivery of public relations and social media programs in support of clients’ prize-based innovation competitions.
Prior to NineSigma, Ms. Monroe spent time at GE Lighting where she held a number of positions in pricing, supply chain, product management, and marketing.
She received her bachelor’s degree in Japanese Studies from the University of Michigan and her MBA from Case Western Reserve University.