Dr. Catherine Corrigan Ph.D.


Dr. Catherine Corrigan is President and CEO of Exponent. She joined the company in 1996, was promoted to principal in the Biomechanics Practice in 2002, and to corporate vice president in 2005. In 2012, she was appointed vice president of Exponent’s Transportation Group, overseeing the company’s Vehicle Engineering, Biomechanics, Human Factors, and Statistical and Data Sciences practices, as well as Visual Communications. She was appointed President in in 2016 and CEO in 2018. Jennifer has consulted in the area of injury biomechanics and on issues related to motor vehicle and product safety for more than twenty years. In 2019 she was named a Woman of Influence by the Silicone Valley Business Journal. Catherine holds a Ph.D. in Medical Engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and a BS.E. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Year appointed: 2019

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