Adriana Galue's Blog

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Social monitoring & Analytics Tools

I find it extremely interesting that although there is currently no “real” way to track ROI of social media, the amount of brand monitoring services available is growing exponentially. Beginning … Continue reading

01/12/2012 · 3 Comments

A World of Free Education

I am really excited about the unlimited number of opportunities that technology is catalyzing. Ten years ago, one could only dream of free opportunities to enhance one’s knowledge. Today, ignorance … Continue reading

01/09/2012 · Leave a comment

The World of Reality Shows

I haven’t own a T.V set since moving to the U.S. twelve years ago. As such, I am fully unplugged from the world of Reality T.V shows. Most of my … Continue reading

12/17/2011 · Leave a comment

A World of Categorizations

I am a dog lover. Reading about the multiple abuses to pit bulls led me to the task of adopting one. Over the years, I have had decent success training … Continue reading

12/16/2011 · Leave a comment

LinkedIn and the Definition of Self

In this day and age, it is becoming relatively difficult to find one’s heart. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the advantages of tweeting, flickering, wetokuing, twitterfalling and all/many other … Continue reading

12/15/2011 · Leave a comment

Microfinance: Real Development Tool?

Reading Milford Bateman’s book “Why Doesn’t Microfinance Work”, leads to think about changing the way we implement “international development” and poverty alleviation measures. In the two page write up downloadable … Continue reading

09/15/2011 · Leave a comment

How to Build an Innovation Ecosystem

04/25/2011 · Leave a comment

Closing the Innovation Gap

Innovation drives economic growth, our quality of life and is the only hope of addressing the major challenges we face. But America, a cornerstone of innovat… Closing the Innovation Gap, … Continue reading

04/24/2011 · Leave a comment

Adriana Galue., MS, MBA

Adriana Galue., MS, MBA

Neuroscientist & Entrepreneur

Adriana is a Colombian born neuroscientist particularly interested in meaningful problems of complexity and scale.

She is currently working on optimizing the process of technology transfer & commercialization in emerging markets with a particular focus in Latin America. The current puzzle is how to get LATAM scientists the best licensing agreements for their inventions.

While working in academia at the Montreal Neurological Institute, Adriana contributed to the discovery of an important mechanism underlying the development of epileptic seizures.

After six years of working in academia, Adriana transitioned to the pharmaceutical industry. While working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Adriana co-developed the preclinical phase of Kalydeco, the only treatment available up to date for patients suffering from Cystic Fibrosis. Today, Kalydeco is a nichebuster drug.

Adriana has a passion for both continuous learning and asking tough questions. She is an out the box thinker and an independent scholar. Adriana currently consults for both government and the private sector.

In addition to science, Adriana is also passionate about helping other entrepreneurs grow. She is a contributor for The Next Woman, Women 2.0, Eureka Startups, YoSoyPyme-BBVA & Ellas 2.0 among some other venues.

She also mentors in several global accelerators including Startup Weeks, Wayra LATAM, GoCode Colorado & The Next Woman.

In her free time, Adriana is a Firefighter/EMT in Colorado.

She is available for Technology Commercialization, Go to Market Strategy, Financial Analysis & Venture Capital related questions in English, Spanish or French.


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