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RIChard A. McKenna (Rick)

Richard (Rick) McKenna is President and Chief Commercialization Officer of Bambu Global, a 15-year old technology and product development incubator about to launch 6 companies in the US and abroad.  Our cross-discipline teams of scientists have been nurturing technologies that are now ready to burst forth to disrupt the markets we serve: lighting, safety, defense, healthcare, renewable energy, and even tattoos that can be made to disappear.  For more than 25 years Rick has been involved with marketing and launching many new and disruptive products internationally. Rick received a BA from Boston College and an MS from Boston University’s College of Communications.  Rick is on the board of directors of Denmark-based GDM Software, President of the British American Business Council of New England and serves of the WGBH Corporate Executive Council. Most recently he served as Vice Chair of Save the Harbor and is an Overseer with The New England Aquarium. When not working, Rick and his wife Colleen enjoy weekends on the water aboard their boat “Legacy.”