Olga is the Director of Innovation and Industry Engagement at the University of Strathclyde where she leads entrepreneurship and investment functions, industrial engagement, and the development of the Technology and Innovation Centre Zone within the Glasgow City Innovation District.
Olga has a substantial track record in delivering successful translation of innovative research into economic growth and societal impact. She founded a technology company based on her PhD research and worked in a variety of roles supporting industry-university collaborations. In her previous role she founded Converge Challenge and grew it to become the largest Scotland-wide programme for converting university know-how and intellectual property into company creation.
She is an experienced mentor and non-executive director, and is currently a member of the Enterprise and Economy Committee of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
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