An entrepreneurial leader driven by value creation, Tracey’s background encompasses technology entrepreneurship, innovation leadership and venture investing. Tracey has generated multi-­‐millions in revenue and value for clients and as a founding executive/entrepreneur for multiple early stage initiatives. She is the Founding Director of the Center for Research Innovation (CRI) at Northeastern University, where she established a University-­‐wide initiative leading the translation of innovations into viable ventures. Within the first 3 years under Tracey’s leadership, the University realized record disclosure rates, as well as a corresponding 12X increase in revenue from its intellectual property portfolio and technology start-­‐ups. She established the RISE (Research, Innovation & Scholarship Expo) to showcase University innovations to industry, now the largest event of its kind in the country hosting more than 2,000 attendees. Now in its 5th year, RISE:2016 has an unprecedented number of presenters, nearing 500 innovations and ventures. Tracey is also the founder of Onovo Inc., a business acceleration firm working with both early stage ventures and global companies to translate innovations into revenue through entrepreneurial strategies and a proprietary venture acceleration platform. Previously, Tracey served as Vice President of yet2.com where she established new client engagements and provided open innovation and technology marketing strategy for key Fortune 500 clients. She also managed international partner relationships and investment scouting for the firms venture fund. Tracey was a Founding Director for Rhode Island’s state backed venture capital fund (Slater Technology Fund) where her portfolio generated $9 in private investment for every $1 invested by the state. Over her career, Tracey has launched over a dozen startups, as well as provided consulting services to help clients launch new product initiatives and reposition existing products across medical, consumer, software and industrial verticals. Tracey serves on the Board of Directors for The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), an organization of medical device manufacturers, suppliers and associated non-­‐profit groups in Massachusetts. Tracey earned her M.B.A. from Babson College, her M.I.D. from Pratt Institute, and her B.S. from Rhode Island College