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Linda Elkins & Paul Campbell

Co-leaders, Gore Innovation Center—Silicon Valley
Gore Innovation Center

Linda Elkins, co-leader of the Gore Innovation Center, has spent 17 years with W. L. Gore & Associates serving multiple roles. In the Medical Products Division, Linda led new product development teams from ideation to commercial launch; drove technical resourcing for manufacturing engineering; and owns two patents. Linda dedicated the past two years to the creation and launch of the Gore Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, where she took it from its original concept to the facility’s execution, completion and launch. Now, she’s working to jointly develop products, technologies and business models where Gore materials can uniquely add value.Paul Campbell, co-leader of the Gore Innovation Center, is an expert in corporate innovation and a serial intrapreneur. Paul built new businesses that generated billions in revenue for companies like Hewlett-Packard, Philips Electronics, Schneider Electric, as well as Silicon Valley tech startups. Paul continually seeks new approaches to corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, co-founding the Silicon Valley Innovation Executive Forum and European Innovation Executive Group, mentoring startups in accelerators from around the world, lecturing at the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business and Hult International Business School, and serving as advisor to the World Economic Forum and European Commission.

Linda Elkins & Paul Campbell