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One-on-one guidance from an expert advisor

"Our job is simple: increase the impact of Duke innovation. Entrepreneurship is the engine we use to do that.”

Bill Walker
Mattson Family Director

Through dedicated one-on-one interaction, we guide student and faculty founders along the journey from solution to market.

Along the way, we share lessons from our experience as company founders.

And, we bring experts to campus, such as leading serial entrepreneurs and a leading intellectual property law firm.

Our Advisors

Bill WalkerBill Walker

Mattson Family Director of Engineering Entrepreneurial Ventures
Duke Engineering graduate – Biomedical Engineering

Accomplished researcher and entrepreneur – founder of PocketSonics, a successful ultrasound imaging company, and in vitro diagnostic company HemoSonics.

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Steve McClellandSteven McClelland

Executive in Residence
Duke Engineering graduate – Electrical Engineering

Silicon Valley tech executive – founder of web consulting company Interdimensions, and previously executive product leader at Yahoo! and Twitter.