COO of the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation
After a long career at Lexmark and IBM, Terry Samuel is presently serving as C.O.O. of the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation. KSCT is a Lexington based non-profit with the mission to develop an innovation based economy in Kentucky. It’s programs span from work in K-12 working to prepare students for careers in science and technology, working with higher-education to commercialize technology and working with Kentucky businesses in building the economy.
Samuel’s final role at Lexmark was as Vice President in the Global Service Operations group. Previous to this assignment, Samuel was the VP and GM of Lexmark’s Global OEM & Alliances business unit, serving customers in Asia, Europe and North America. As part of this role, Samuel spent 2½ years on assignment in Singapore. Across his career, Samuel succeeded in a broad cross section of leadership roles including General Management, International Sales, Supply Chain, Product Development and Service Operations.
Samuel holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Xavier University.
He has served on the executive committee of the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation and on the boards of the Urban League of Lexington, Kentucky Science Center, Opportunity for Work & Living and the Good Shepherd Day School. Samuel has also served in various leadership roles within the Boy Scouts and his church. Samuel lives in Lexington with his wife Jane and their three daughters.