From developing and rolling out large-scale services and training programs to working with individual technologies to determine value proposition and market opportunity, Kirsten Rieth advises federal laboratories and governments, large and small companies, economic development organizations, universities, and nonprofit foundations. She provides technology and market trends analysis, commercialization program evaluation, partnership development, and technology commercialization training. Kirsten also conducts strategic planning and technology cluster analysis and implementation services for economic development organizations and develops and delivers training programs that build organizational capacity in technology transfer, technology scouting, and market intelligence. She received an MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.