Director of Venture Technology, Siemens TTB
Sarah Peach is Director of Venture Technology at Siemens Technology-to-Business (TTB) Center, based in Berkeley, California. At Siemens TTB, Sarah is responsible for turning early-stage innovations from start-ups and universities into viable business opportunities for Siemens’ Industry Sector business units. Her primary focus is industrial infrastructure, including all aspects of manufacturing, factory automation and control, and energy efficiency. Before joining Siemens in 2006, Sarah was Director of New Initiatives at the University of California’s Industry-University Cooperative Research Program. She has directed business development at optics start-up Chelix Technologies, and previously managed the technical team and business development activities at Chelix’s parent company, Reveo, Inc.. She also worked in polymer research at BASF AG in Germany. Sarah holds a Bachelor’s degree from Oxford University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University, both in physics.