Meet the Advisory Committee Members helping to cultivate a vibrant community of innovation

Linda Elkins

Leader at W.L. Gore & Associates

Linda Elkins’ career spans 17 years, in which she’s served in multiple roles at W.L. Gore & Associates. In the Sunnyvale, CA based Medical Products Division, Linda led new product development teams from ideation to commercial launch; drove technical resourcing for manufacturing engineering; and owns 2 patents, including work on endovascular repair of aneurysms approximate to side branch vessels. Linda dedicated the past 2 years to the creation and launch of the Gore Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, where she took it from its original concept to the facility’s execution, completion and launch. Linda earned an MS in both Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.