Breaking the Glass Ceiling: How One Woman Did It - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Adriane Brown (Courtesy of Open Forum)

Adriane Brown is a trailblazer and known as one of the most powerful women in business.

As president and COO of Intellectual Ventures, an invention investment firm based in Bellevue, Washington, Brown has nearly 30 years of management experience and has been named one of Black Enterprise magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America and one of Fortune magazine‘s women to watch.

I talked with Brown to learn a little about her life and how she’s broken through the glass ceiling.


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