Ms. Patricia (Patti) Glaza is the Executive Director/CEO of the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization. Her background includes extensive work in emerging technologies, business development, and strategic consulting. Prior to joining CTSI, Ms. Glaza was the Vice President and Group Publisher of Small Times, the leading global media group focused on micro, MEMS, and nanotechnology commercialization. Ms. Glaza served as the Chief Executive Officer prior to the company’s acquisition by PennWell Corporation in late 2005.
Before Small Times Media, Ms. Glaza was Director of Business Development, Marketing and Client Services at HealthMedia, a fast-growing technology and health management start-up company. Ms. Glaza also worked at Avalon Investments, a venture capital company focused on technology company financing. Ms. Glaza started her career as a consulting professional and manager in the logistics, business services and retail industry groups for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
Ms. Glaza is a graduate of Michigan State University from the James Madison and Honor’s Colleges with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Economics. She earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.