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Annette Sawyer

Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)

Annette Sawyer

Annette Sawyer

Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)

Phone 617-627-3110
Tufts Gordon Institute, Suite 2400
200 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA
leadership, ethics

Annette Sawyer has more than 20 years of product development and operations experience. She currently serves as director of education and enrichment programs at the Museum of Science in Boston. In this role she oversees all programming, which reaches more than 315,000 students and teachers in New England. Prior to the Museum of Science, Sawyer served as a licensing executive with Tufts University, and as senior technical manager at Polaroid Corporation.

At Tufts Gordon Institute, Sawyer teaches classes on leadership.

M.B.A., Boston University, 2000
B.S., Chemical Engineering, MIT, 1984
B.A., Psychology and Speech Therapy, University of Maine, 1977
Professional Experience: 

Boston Museum of Science

  • 2016-present: Vice President of Education and Enrichment Programs
  • 2004-2016: Director of Education and Enrichment Programs

Licensing Executive and Senior Licensing Associate, Licensing and Business Development, Tufts University


Polaroid Corporation

  • Product Development: Senior Technical Manager, Technical Manager, Senior Group Leader, Senior Photoscientist
  • Operations Management: Building Manager, General Supervisor

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