Heading up strategy and operations for Stanley Black & Decker’s new centralized innovation function, Kevin Lemke is learning every day. As he leads the creation and incubation of the first startups in Stanley Black & Decker’s 175-year history, Kevin is putting in place frameworks, processes, and best practices that tilt the odds in favor of the innovator. Kevin comes from the strategic selling and marketing world, with 20+ years of commercialization experience to help build Stanley’s emerging innovation culture.
Kevin has a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his family live in Silicon Valley.