Jennifer Dauer | Executive in Residence, CincyTech

Jennifer M. Dauer is an Executive in Residence, working to enhance and grow the current portfolio, cultivate new partnerships and deal flow, and support efforts to deliver the 2020 strategic plan.

Prior to CincyTech, Jennifer was the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Growth at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.   In this capacity, she lead the institution’s strategic planning efforts, Business and Strategic Partnership Development, and Marketing and Communications.  In addition to these, she was responsible for Cincinnati Children’s Innovation Ventures, an unit tasked with facilitating translation of discoveries into improved clinical care via research partnerships, licensing efforts, and the creation of start up companies. 

Prior to joining Cincinnati Children’s, Ms. Dauer spent 26 years at Procter & Gamble, where she served as Vice President/General Manager across several business units including Beauty and Grooming New Business Creation, Female Grooming (Venus), and Oral Care (Crest, Scope, Oral B, Whitestrips), with assignments in North America and Europe.   

Ms. Dauer has served on the Boards of CincyTech, CintriFuse, and several start up companies, including Airway Therapeutics and xACT Medical.  She is currently on the board of The YWCA of Cincinnati, The Seven Hills School, and Crayons to Computers, and is a member of Leadership Cincinnati, Class 36.