Carnegie Mellon University

Kit NeedhamKit Needham

Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurship Initiatives; Director, Project Olympus

Kit is entrepreneur-in-residence and associate director at Project Olympus, providing students with startup advice, business strategy planning and connections to industry experts, advisors and the business community. She is a member of BlueTree Allied Angels and serves on their Screening Committee. She is an advisory board member of Chatham University's Center for Women's Entrepreneurship and teaches in their MBA program. In addition, she provides consulting services to promote economic growth to Chambers of Commerce, individual entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations. Kit manages the Olympus Incubator Space on Henry Street, where student entrepreneurs spend considerable time on their new ventures.