[imageframe style=”glow” bordercolor=”#f6f6f6″ bordersize=”6px” stylecolor=”#000″ align=”left”][/imageframe]Stacey Burr is a leader in the field of wearable sensing technology. Following a career at DuPont, she founded and served as CEO of Textronics Inc, a pioneer in electro-textiles. Textronics lead the commercialization of e-textiles with the first wearable sensor garments for fitness and health. In late 2008 she successfully sold the Company to adidas and currently serves as Vice President, Adidas Wearable Sports Electronics.
Her team at adidas subsequently developed and launched the miCoach® Elite athlete monitoring system in 2013. Major League Soccer, in the United States, adopted the miCoach Elite system across the entire league, making MLS the first professional Smart League.
Ms. Burr has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and an M.B.A, with a marketing and operations emphasis, from Purdue University. She is the co-inventor of 9 patented materials and process technology innovations. In addition to her position with adidas, she also stays active in the venture start-up community and mentors other start-ups.