November 8-11 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, New York

Speaker

Karina Drees

Karina Drees serves as the Director of Business Development for Mojave Air & Space Port, where she provides strategic direction for economic development and marketing initiatives, while working on tenant expansion and retention. Drees has more than 12 years of experience in strategy and business development. She has held management positions for growing technology companies ranging in size from startups to large public companies. Most recently, she was a member of the strategy and positioning team for SRA International, a large defense contractor in Fairfax, VA. Drees has a BS from Arizona State University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she ran the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition. Following MIT, Drees attended the International Space University’s Summer Session Program in Beijing, China. She is a board member of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition and a judge for the MIT Global Challenge. In addition to her entrepreneurial activities, Drees serves as an SBIR proposal reviewer and panelist for the National Science Foundation.
Karina Drees
Director of Business Development, Mojave Air and Space Port