Kristen Eshleman

Co-Principal Investigator

Director of Innovation Initiatives, Davidson College

Kristen Eshleman is Director of Innovation Initiatives at Davidson College, where she provides operational leadership for innovation strategy, process, and projects out of the President’s Office. Her team is responsible for providing an executive view on external change pressures that have a potential impact on the college. In response, this team facilitates community-generated ideas and drives complex project-based initiatives that have the potential to lower costs, generate new revenue, or meet other strategic goals and ambitions.