Kirsten Newquist is currently the General Manager for Avery Dennison Medical. Prior to her current role, Kirsten has held roles as Vice President of Business Development for Avery Dennison Medical (formerly Vancive Medical Technologies) and Director of New Growth Platforms at Avery Dennison.
Kirsten has extensive experience working with entrepreneurially-oriented, high growth companies on both the investor and business sides. Prior to Avery Dennison, Kirsten was a Director at Copia Associates, a private investment firm that provides capital to start-up companies experiencing rapid growth. Previously, Kirsten has held roles as Vice President of Corporate Development for Ancora and Director of Project Management and Design for Iwerks Entertainment.
Kirsten holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a master’s of business administration from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).