Elaine Coleman, Ph.D.
Elaine B. Coleman, Ph.D. is a cognitive scientist, business executive and mentor to startups at Harvard University’s Innovation Lab. She brings 15 years of experience at the intersection of technology, digital media and education. Her expertise is in consumer market behavior, strategy development, product design lifecycle, design innovation research, brand/product strategy, analytics and mobility.
Earlier in her career, Elaine held leadership and management roles at SRI and Sun Microsystems before co-founding her own research and strategy consultancy firm; achieving an exit within 24 months. In addition to mentoring startups and serving on advisory boards of media, education and tech companies, Elaine has been driving Global Research, Intelligence and Analyst Relations at Blackboard, an enterprise technology company.