Brown was an advisor with Intellectual Ventures LLC where she previously served as president and CEO from 2010 through mid-2017. Previously, she...
Brown was an advisor with Intellectual Ventures LLC where she previously served as president and CEO from 2010 through mid-2017. Previously, she served as president and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems, and spent 20 years at Corning Inc, most recently as VP and general manager of Corning's Environmental Products Div. She currently serves on the board of Allergan PLC.
Brown earned a bachelor of science in environmental health at Old Dominion University in 1980 and then went to work for Corning in New York state, earning her MIT degree while working her way up from shift supervisor to vice president and general manager of the environmental products division. In 1999 she took a job at Honeywell Aerospace in Indiana. She was promoted to run the engine systems division in Arizona, and she ultimately became president and CEO of Honeywell’s $5 billion Transportation Systems Group.
In 2010, she became president and COO of the patent licensing company Intellectual Ventures, which has a portfolio of 40,000 active patents and a global network of 4,000 inventors.
Brown and her husband of 20 years live in the Bellevue, Washington, area; she has an adult stepson and a teenage daughter.