Erin Satterwhite is the Vice President of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. Formerly, she was Director of New Ventures at Bayer Consumer Care, focusing on identifying and developing human-centered commercial opportunities to serve the consumer health care market. She leads a team of ‘market makers’ focused on beyond-the-pill innovations in heart health, pain management, nutrition, seasonal illness and allergy, and digestive health. Prior to this role, Erin held a series of R&D roles at 3M. She built and led the Global Front End Innovation program at 3M Health Care Business Group, ran a Discovery Lab for early stage product development at 3M Infection Prevention Division, and led technology development programs in the 3M Corporate Research labs. She is an inventor on several patents, has authored scientific publications on infection and infection control and is certified in Business Model Generation, Kotter Change Leadership Foundations, and Outcome Driven Innovation. Erin holds a Masters in Biological Science and Bachelors in Biochemistry, both from the University of Minnesota.
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