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People

While our faculty and staff members represent a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and areas of interest, they’re all dedicated to a common goal—supporting the Duke community in changing the world through entrepreneurial action.

Our Team

Duke I&E’s staff serves to educate, support, and connect Duke’s innovation system, as well as forging connections with Duke’s partners and the Durham community.

Staff

KATHIE AMATO

Senior Strategist for Education

Senior Strategist

kmamato@duke.edu

919-613-6363

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Brian Mahnke

Development Program Director

brian.mahnke@duke.edu

919-681-9163

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Alice Smith

Program Coordinator, Administration

alice.smith@duke.edu

919-660-5712

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Andrea Luteran Yackenovich

Managing Director for Operations

andrea.yackenovich@duke.edu

919-681-7940

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