Christine Wildes, PhD

Associate Director
Innovation & Training
UK Innovate

University of Kentucky

Christine Wildes is the Associate Director of Innovation Training for UK Innovate at the University of Kentucky Von Allen Center for Entrepreneurship

Christine joined the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation in February 2012 as the Assistant State Director for the Kentucky Innovation Network, which also coordinates several programs including Idea State U, the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge, and regional IdeaFestivals. Currently, she is adjunct faculty in Gatton’s management department and program manager for the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship. She earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in education and psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout; her MBA from the Minnesota School of Business; and her Ph.D. in education with an emphasis on training and performance.