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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 start-up journey.

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.

Read an interview with our advisors, Bill Walker and Steven McClelland »

Our Advisors

Bill WalkerBill Walker

Mattson Family Director of Engineering Entrepreneurship
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.