Winterim Roster of Guest Speakers
June 05, 2012
Lynn Blough B.A. ’79 is associate general counsel at Intel Corporation. In the early 1980s, he taught French and science as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi, Africa. He later worked in private practice for Foster Pepper & Shefelman in Portland before joining Intel.
Kevin Carroll is an author, speaker, and consultant who works with organizations and individuals to embrace the spirit of play and creativity in their work. A U.S. Air Force veteran and former athletic trainer with the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, he went on to work at Nike as the company’s “katalyst,” or innovation director. He now heads Kevin Carroll Katalyst, working with clients ranging from the NHL to Starbucks to the Walt Disney Company.
Amber Case B.A. ’08 is a cyborg anthropologist who studies the symbiotic interactions between humans and machines. Based in Portland, she speaks widely on the ways humans use technology to influence how we communicate, work, play, and form values. Case is cofounder of Geoloqi, which is developing an app for mobile phones that connects users with content based on their location.
Jeremiah Centrella is associate general counsel of Mercy Corps International, a Portland-based international humanitarian aid and development organization with ongoing operations in nearly 40 countries.
Dan Jones B.S. ’82 is vice president and general manager of Nike North America Basketball. Employed at Nike since 1989, he has held leadership positions in the United States, Asia, and Europe. As a student at Lewis & Clark, Jones was an Academic All-American and played basketball, baseball, and football.
Patrick Mahaffy B.A. ’85 is the cofounder, president, and CEO of Clovis Oncology, a Colorado-headquartered biopharmaceutical company specializing in anticancer drugs. He serves on Lewis & Clark’s Board of Trustees and was instrumental in creating the entrepreneurship workshop.
Meredith Price B.A. ’07 is currently a student at Lewis & Clark Law School, with plans to pursue a career in business and environmental litigation. She previously worked for the Oregon Health Care Foundation and Intel. As an undergraduate, she distinguished herself as a national championship debater and was twice elected chair of the Student Academic Affairs Board.