ExpertiseScience & Engineering, Advanced Materials
Rachel Frazier (Ph. D., 2005, University of Florida) is an inventor and entrepreneur with a passion for helping high tech startups and academic innovators identify viable business models and connect to their first customer.
She founded a performance materials company that serves the automotive industry by providing an affordable and sustainable alternative to carbon fiber. This experience grew into a passion to help entrepreneurs and she has dedicated her career to supporting other entrepreneurs by teaching customer discovery and mentoring startups.
Rachel currently supports entrepreneurs through her roles in the Launchpad business incubator and the Miller Entrepreneurship Center, through teaching entrepreneurship at William & Mary, and through the ICAP.