Director of Quality and Engineering at Dragon Innovation
Dr. Thornton gained her B.S.E. from Princeton University, her Ph.D. from Cambridge University, and was an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT for six years. She is currently the Director of Engineering and Quality at Dragon innovation when she helps new hardware startups to take a prototype design through to full production and implement wo
rld class quality systems. Prior to joining Dragon she was a partner at Analytics Operations Engineering. During her time at MIT her research focused on quality systems, product development and manufacturing systems. At Analytics she worked with a wide variety of companies to help them implement, streamline, and improve their quality and product-development initiatives. Dr. Thornton is the author of many articles, blogs and a book on a variety of quality related topics.