Dr. Irene J. Petrick received her Ph.D. in manufacturing and strategy in a joint degree from the Colleges of Engineering and Business at Penn State University in 1997. Petrick joined Intel in 2015 as Director of Business Strategy for the Industrial and Energy Solutions Division in Intel’s Internet of Things Group. Prior to that Irene was a faculty member at Penn State University in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (2003 – 2015) and the College of Engineering (2000-2003) where she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in concurrent engineering, process quality engineering, digital design, corporate innovation strategy, information integration in the enterprise, and human factors engineering. Her research interests include technology forecasting, 3D printing and distributed production, collaborative innovation and business ecosystem development. She has been actively engaged with companies in their innovation and technology strategy activities for over two decades, including work with twelve Fortune 100 companies, the U.S. military, and a wide variety of small to medium sized enterprises. Petrick has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator on projects totaling over $8.2M. She has been named a Boeing Welliver Fellow, a CSC Faculty Intern in India and has won both College and University teaching awards. Irene is author or co-author on more than 165 publications and presentations. (Irene.email@example.com).