Adrienne Peirce

Summary of Qualifications

  • Natural leader with substantial client-facing experience supported by a strong technical background
  • Proven success delivering results in large and small cross-functional teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including extensive background presenting complex and technical content in a simple format
  • Effective in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, challenging environment

Work History

Digital Project Manager

Clockwork Active Media Systems

Dec 2012 - current (full time)

  • Lead short-term digital projects implementing and customizing a proprietary platform from definition to launch, including all client interaction and team management
  • Manage long-term client projects including estimating and prioritizing feature requests and bug fixes, executing periodic code pushes, and leading substantial upgrade projects


CPP North America

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

  • Cultivated and developed new business ideas through a Lean Startup lens with a focus on fast failure and customer insights; make recommendations to continue to research, move to experimentation stage, or abandon the idea
  • Conducted primary and secondary research including customer interviews, market assessment, and competitive analysis; distill research into a cohesive, actionable presentation of opportunities

Principal Regulatory and Quality Consultant

Libra Medical

Dec 2011 - Dec 2012

  • Actively managed client relationships with startup medical companies, including ongoing communication, adjusting project scope, and determination of project schedule
  • Crafted complex system documentation for client with minimal sector knowledge, including flowcharts, checklists, and other elements to improve adherence to regulatory requirements

Executive Director

West Bank Business Association

Dec 2010 - Dec 2011

  • Planned, resourced, and executed the 2011 West Bank Music Festival; managed outdoor staging, road closure, marketing, beer and food sales, ticketing, volunteers, and sponsor recognition; doubled attendance over previous year to 3500 and achieved profitability
  • Developed and implemented organization strategy to meet diverse business association member needs related to the neighborhood business district

Business Consultant

Altruitive Consulting

Jan 2009 - Apr 2010

  • Organized and conducted large ideation sessions with high-level respresentatives from utilities, private corporations, non-profits, and academia; developed and refined collaboration structure for multi-party owenership of intellectual property
  • Created market analysis for organization providing education, incubation, and funding to stratups using business models to address poverty in emerging markets

Medical Device Quality Engineer

Velocimed, St. Jude Medical, Boston Scientific

2000 - 2006

  • Created and managed project schedules, testing, and reporting for eleven cross-functional, multi-location product development teams at large corporations and a venture-backed startup; consistently met deadlines while managing multiple projects
  • Launched multiple medical devices including an implantable cardiac device developed in a fast-paced startup environment; successfully transitioned a device project into a larger corporation after being acquired; supported products manufactured in Ireland and Mexico

Other Experience

Software Skills


Microsoft Office,
various Project Management tools


Ruby on Rails
Twitter Bootstrap

Photoshop/ Gimp

Board Service


Aug 2010 - current:

Lead event execution, strategy, and volunteer management

Carlson Ventures Enterprise

Jan 2013 - current:

Support and advise on revenue strategies and student projects


Studied Mandarin in Beijing, China

Apr-Aug 2010

Volunteered in Hyderabad, India

Aug-Dec 2008


Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN

MBA, May 2008- recipient of full Carlson School of Management Scholarship

Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN

BME- Mechanical Engineering, May 2001

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