Maureen Stancik Boyce, PhD. is a MANAGING PARTNER at Good Growth Capital, a VC firm focused on early stage tech and science-based startups. Maureen has 23+ years strategy and operations experience with tech startups and worldwide tech strategy practices. She was the co-founder & COO of Ignition Ventures, which co-founded and invested in multiple tech startups. She started her career in strategy consulting at Bain & Company and then became an Associate Partner at IBM Strategy. She has 7+ years international work experience in Asia. She taught numerous classes at MIT in Engineering and Management. She’s been a Mentor for MIT’s Sandbox Innovation Fund since its inception three years ago, and was a Consultant to the Sandbox Fund to help with its own growth strategy. Maureen holds a PhD & MS in Engineering from MIT as well as an MBA from MIT Sloan School; she earned her BS magna cum laude Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.