Kim Newman is Director, Operations of the Transformations of the Human Program (ToftH). Under her leadership, the program bridges robust academic inquiry with deep industry expertise and lively entrepreneurial spirit. Kim’s commitment to lifelong learning coupled with her belief in world-changing technological innovation sustains her optimism that combining present-day product development with scientific exploration into the human, nature, and technology can ensure a more prosperous and sustainable future for all.
An entrepreneur, visionary, and business executive in technology, Kim has more than 15 years of guiding both corporations and organizations in increasing their global impact. She has a diverse background in operations, finance, strategic planning, business development, marketing, product development, and project management for a top 50 Forbes company and the University of California system. Newman holds dual Bachelor’s degrees in German and Political Science from Susquehanna University and numerous certifications in project management, operational leadership, and consulting. She is the author of several articles related to education innovation and a sought-after speaker.