Micaela Battiste

Micaela Battiste

Research Associate

FCP

Micaela has been part of the First Customer Program team at IRLEE since 2014 analyzing market entry strategies for advanced materials, manufacturing, unmanned aerial vehicles, and life sciences startups. She is a dual-degree student at Ross and School of Natural Resources interested in environmental sustainability and social engagement in value chain management. Her past work experience includes teaching and account and brand management with a fair-trade exporter in Santiago, Chile and interning in the Agribusiness Unit of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Vienna. This past summer, Micaela served as a Summer Associate at the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council to develop financial and operating models of a supplier/technology park to support minority owned businesses in Michigan.