From Scientist to Serial Entrepreneur: An Unlikely Journey
Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Entrepreneurship Lecture Series
Monday, January 28, 2019 · 1 PM - 2 PM
Dr. Kimberly Brown
Ph.D. and M.S. Chemical Engineering,
University of Maryland, College Park
Founder Amethyst Technologies, LLC
How does a scientist who only wanted to do research and develop mathematical models end up being a serial entrepreneur? It was an interesting journey, but that’s exactly what happened to Dr. Kimberly Brown, CEO, Amethyst Technologies, LLC.
Kimberly started Amethyst Technologies 12 years ago.
Amethyst’s work includes supporting improved diagnostics
and health outcomes for 50,000 HIV/AIDS patients in
Kenya, quality improvement for 2,000 facilities in Tanzania
that support HIV/AIDS patients, implementing the training
program to support FDA compliance for 1,000 scientists
at the US Army Medical Research Laboratory, training
healthcare workers during the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, and
performing assessments of hospitals in Iraq for compliance to
Amethyst started with one employee and one client in 2007
and now supports five US government agencies, two African
governments, and numerous private sector manufacturing
and biotechnology companies.
Come join us and learn how Kimberly accomplished all this in
such a short period of time.