Leslie Edwards, Ph.D
Director of Corporate Business Development
edwards [at] engineering [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
Leslie Edwards, Ph.D., is the Director of Corporate Business Development for the College of Engineering and Math Life and Physical Sciences at UC Santa Barbara. Leslie provides corporations with insightful access to campus faculty, students, strategic planning for heightened corporate visibility, and other key tools for success between industry and the university. She has an extensive background in relationship building between UC Santa Barbara and corporations. Before coming to UC Santa Barbara, Leslie spent a decade working in the biotech industry and has experience with corporate research, product development, and management.