Bianca K. Thayer
Licensing Executive, Sandia National Laboratories

Bianca K. Thayer is a licensing executive at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California. She does technology transfer, business development and intellectual property licensing for the Transportation Energy and Combustion Research Center, as well as various other energy related activities. She has also worked extensively with Sandia’s BioSciences IP Portfolio in Livermore and the Materials IP portfolio when located at Sandia’s location in Albuquerque, N.M.

Prior to joining Sandia Labs in 2011, Bianca had 30 years of industry experience working in new product development, marketing and sales, product management and operations management in General Electric, Fluor, Chevron and ITW. She was also CEO of Permacharge, a small manufacturing company in Rio Rancho, N.M. for six years. 

Bianca has a chemical engineering degree from UNM and an MBA from Columbia University.