Theresa Foley

Assistant Director and Faculty, ESTEEM Graduate Program

Theresa Foley is ESTEEM's Assistant Director and Faculty, specifically responsible for the capstone experience. Prior to joining ESTEEM in 2018, Theresa was the Director of Operations of Cocoon Biotech, a Boston based drug delivery startup.Theresa has 10 years of experience in R&D and technology commercialization. She launched her career as a scientist at Johnson & Johnson where she worked with commercial and development biotech products. Theresa has worked as a consultant for medical device companies, pharmaceutical startups, and universities to commercialize new technologies. She earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.