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Claudia Harner-Jay

Senior Commercialization Officer
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health
MBA/MS Program 1998

Claudia is a program officer at the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in Seattle, Washington. PATH is an international, non-profit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to improving the health of women and children. PATH identifies, develops, and applies appropriate and innovative solutions to public health problems, particularly in low-resource settings. Founded in 1977, PATH has managed over 950 projects in 100 countries. In all its activities, PATH collaborates with public- and private-sector partners, including community groups, nongovernmental organizations, commercial enterprises, ministries of health, and international agencies. PATH's headquarters are located in Seattle. Additional offices are located in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Philippines, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam, and Washington, D.C. Claudia's major responsibilities are business planning, marketing, and commercialization. Her primary areas of focus are the Ultra Rice(tm) team and the Health Technologies team, where she conducts market research; identifies public- and private sector partners; implements strategies to transfer technology in developing countries; negotiates licensing and technology transfer agreements; and manages intellectual property issues. Current assignments take her to Brazil, India, and Indonesia on a regular basis.

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Anna Coldham

Presidential Management Fellow
National Park Service
MBA/MS Program 2010

Anna is a Presidential Management Fellow with the National Park Service, facilitating land acquisition and working to coordinate and improve sustainability efforts across the pacific west region. Prior to joining the Park Service, Anna worked with senior management at a national insurance carrier to design and implement a company-wide, collaborative sales planning process. As a consultant with Project Performance Corporation, Anna managed the design and implementation of a database that supports the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Technologies Program, and developed performance metrics for an office within the National Nuclear Security Administration. While at Michigan, Anna focused on organizational strategy, dispute resolution and behavior change. To complement her studies, she served on the Erb student advisory board, was a facilitator for the student component of the Erb Institute's strategic planning process, led the development of the Erb Peer Coaching program and served as an advisor to the U of M Dispute Resolution Center. Anna also participated in the Ross-Fulbright negotiations program in Bulgaria and was a GSI for Natural Resource Conflict Management and Negotiating Skills in Environmental Dispute Resolution. Her master’s practicum evaluated company culture as a guide to the design of corporate sustainability initiatives. Presently located in the San Francisco bay area, Anna enjoys training for triathlons, traveling, coaching, making movies and working with disadvantaged youth. Anna holds a BA in Economics from Carleton College.

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Jonathan Huynh

Associate
RBC Capital Markets
MBA/MS Program 2013

Jonathan joined the Erb Institute to focus on corporate social responsibility and sustainable finance. He believes that businesses have the ability to significantly scale and improve economic, social, and environmental impacts for their stakeholders. Prior to joining the Erb Institute, Jonathan was an Enterprise Risk Senior Consultant at Deloitte and Touche, in which he helped his clients redesign business processes and improve internal controls to mitigate financial risk. In summer 2011, he worked with Publicis Groupe in Chicago as an EDF Climate Corp Fellow, identifying cost-saving energy efficiency projects for its Leo Burnett North America HQ office. In summer 2012, he worked at RBC Capital Markets in the Power & Utilities Investment Banking group, where he returned full-time after graduation. At RBC, he works on M&A, due diligence, and project finance activities across the utilities, renewables, and independent power producers sectors. Jonathan received a BA in Business Economics and International Development Studies from UCLA. Outside of work, Jonathan enjoys golf, snowboarding, traveling, trying new foods, and learning new languages.

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