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kathleen kennedy

Kathleen is a strategic leader with a unique skill set for transforming organizations as well as building new ones.

Director, Special Projects, at MIT; Executive Director, Center for Collective Intelligence at the MIT Sloan School.

Lead organizer of The Engine, 2016-17 (www.engine.xyz), a venture fund and accelerator program for tough tech startups.

Former President, Chief Strategy Officer, MIT Technology Review, MIT’s global media company President of the MIT Enterprise Forum, a global network of chapters organized around entrepreneurship.

Co-founder, HUBweek (www.hubweek.org), a first-of-its-kind civic collaboration and weeklong festival that brings together the most

creative and inventive minds making an impact in art, science and technology.

Kathleen is a frequent speaker at global conferences. She is very active in the community, serving as a judge for many competitions including the MacArthur Foundation. In 2017, she was named by the Women of the Harvard Club as one of Boston’s Most Influential Women.