Senior Leadership Insights: Dennis Gilmore, Ph.D., President, Crosslynk Research Consulting
Dennis Gilmore, Ph.D.
Dennis Gilmore, Ph.D.'78, is President of Crosslynk Research Consulting, where he provides professional services to start-ups involved in transforming new technologies into products. This role builds on his leadership background across a broad spectrum of industries and around the world. Over a career spanning nearly 40 years, he has led the development and commercialization of more than 200 new products and processes for global, science-driven companies such as Royal Dutch Shell and PPG industries. In addition to his previous role as senior director for technology advancement at RTI and executive director of a technology start-up in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Dr. Gilmore has extensive experience with international joint venture formation and operation across functions and countries. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, SAE International Aerospace, and several other organizations. Dr. Gilmore received his B.S. from Missouri State University and his Ph.D. in chemistry from Duke University Dr. Gilmore will be joined in conversation by Professor of Chemistry Dr. Benjamin J. Wiley. They will discuss Dr. Gilmore's career path and how his time as a Duke graduate student prepared him for professional success.