Willie T. Reaves, Jr.

National Leadership Council: Willie Reaves Jr.

Willie is the Director of Partnering Products & Services at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), where he heads product development for a software platform that connects life sciences companies to facilitate investment & drug development partnerships. He led the team that earned BIO a Guinness World Records™ title for the world’s Largest Business Partnering Event.

Previously, Willie was a government & NGO project manager and teacher in South Korea and Argentina, and prior to that, he worked with the Patent Group at the Emory University Office of Technology Transfer. A lifelong tech enthusiast, Willie ran a technology consulting company for 7 years. Willie holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Emory University and a Certificate in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard Business School Online.

International Science and Engineering Fair 2007 and 2008