Lisa Dufresne

Company: Foresight Science & Technology, Inc.

Title: Senior Consultant

Profession: New technology/product Commercialization

Mentor History: My Crowning Jewel, LLC , The Dinner Daily , 19 Steps Bake Shop , GiveWave Studios , Mitsy Kit Inc.

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Industry experience

  • Consulting
  • Manufacturing
  • Broad background in environmental, medical, device, energy, agricultural, and defense technologies.

Specialization / Skills Inventory

  • Coaching/Advising/Problem Solving
  • Product Development
  • Sales - Channels / Partnerships
  • market research, end user engagement, identifying and contacting commercialization partners or key customers


Technology commercialization professional with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong track record of assessing the commercial potential of emerging technologies, identifying potential key customers and licensing partners, communicating effectively across different scientific, business and professional communities, and managing multiple projects under tight deadlines. I am an inventive problem solver with vast experience in identifying market opportunities, market drivers, and market entry strategy. I also owned my own gourmet retail kitchen store in southern Vermont for three years.