Barbara Heydorn, Director, Energy Center | SRI International

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Barbara Heydorn

Senior Director, Global Partnerships

Barbara Heydorn is a senior director with SRI International's Global Partnerships team, which focuses on strategic, long-term partnerships with clients.  In this role, she qualifies business leads, introduces commercial clients to SRI's technologies and capabilities, and manages business and intellectual property issues in contract R&D and commercial license negotiations.

Heydorn’s past experience includes positions at SRI Consulting Business Intelligence and SRI Consulting where she conducted market research and competitive-analysis studies for projects to formulate competitive strategy. She has lead teams to execute technical due diligence projects, perform strategic studies for companies considering entering new business areas, and create scenarios to help companies plan their technology strategies.

Heydorn received her MBA from Santa Clara University, with a concentration in quantitative approaches to business problems, and holds a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Redlands.