Eileen Walker

Chief Executive Officer at Association of University Research Parks

Location:
6262 N. Swan Road, Suite 125, Tucson, Arizona, United States
Company:
Association of University Research Parks
HQ Phone:
(520) 529-2521
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Last Updated 7/23/2017

General Information

Employment History

Associate Director  - Arizona State University

Education

University

Bachelor of Arts degree  - Creative Writing and Information Technology , 

Master of International Management/Business Administration  - American Graduate School of International Management

Affiliations

Board Member  - Habitat

Board Member  - Association of University Related Research Parks

Certified Commercial Investment Member  - National Real Estate Institute

Web References  

Annual Summit Speaker Bios « UEDA - University Economic Development Association

Eileen Walker
Eileen Walker leads the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), which fosters innovation, commercialization and economic growth in a global economy through university, industry and government partnerships. The organization is comprised of university research, science and tech parks from all around the world. Walker regularly consults with universities and their research parks regarding best practices. In 2011, Walker was tapped by the State Department's Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to serve as a Fulbright Specialist, and advise foreign universities on their university research park initiatives. Her initial assignment was the Universidad de Antonio Nariño in Bogota, on planning for a new research park near Usme, Colombia. Prior to her current role with AURP, Walker directed the Arizona State University Research Park in Tempe, Arizona, for many years.

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Eileen Walker, MIM/MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Association of University Research Parks (AURP)
Eileen Walker leads the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), which fosters innovation, commercialization and economic growth in a global economy through university, industry and government partnerships. The organization is comprised of university research, science and tech parks from all around the world. Walker regularly consults with universities and their research parks regarding best practices. In 2011, Walker was tapped by the U.S. State Department to serve as a Fulbright Specialist, to advise foreign universities on their university research park initiatives. Prior to her current role with AURP, Walker directed the Arizona State University Research Park in Tempe, Arizona, for many years. Walker currently serves on the Advisory Council to the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity (CICEP); has served on the Board of Directors of AURP; as an executive officer of the Arizona Bioindustry Association; and on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity Tucson. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and holds a Master of International Management/Business Administration from the American Graduate School of International Management. In 2002 Walker earned the designation of Certified Commercial Investment Member of the National Real Estate Institute (CCIM).

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Andrew Duffell Joins AURP Board of Directors

The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) Chief Executive Officer Eileen Walker announced that Andrew Duffell, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, has been appointed to the AURP Board of Directors.

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