MSU Innovation Center Names Marketing Director: The MSU Innovation Center announced that Amber Shinn is its new marketing director. As marketing director, Shinn will manage marketing and communications strategy and execution for the trio of tech-focused organizations, MSU Technologies, Business Connect and Spartan Innovations. Before joining the MSU Innovation Center, Shinn was CEO and Owner of Shinn Marketing Communications, LLC. She serves on the board of the Michigan Technology Network, the Lansing Chapter of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology, and was named one of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce “10 Over the Next Ten” young professionals in 2012. The MSU Innovation Center combines innovation, technology transfer, start-up support, and a portfolio of dedicated business and community partnerships to bring world-changing ideas to the marketplace. Composed of MSU Technologies, Business-CONNECT and Spartan Innovations, the MSU Innovation Center stewards ideas from concept to product, launching more than 120 discoveries into patented products and start-up businesses annually. Learn more at http://innovation.msu.edu.