Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate, 3M
Jayshree Seth is a Corporate Scientist at 3M and leads Applied Technology Development projects for Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, the largest industrial business at 3M. She has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University in NY and a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from India, and, holds 60 US patents for a variety of innovations. Jayshree is currently working on identifying new growth opportunities, and is engaged in new technology development and commercialization for sustainable Industrial Products within various markets.
In her 25 year tenure at 3M, Jayshree has also been involved in many Grassroots Innovation projects resulting from 3M’s “15% culture”, and, in several strategic initiatives.
Jayshree was recently appointed as 3M’s first ever Chief Science Advocate and is using her scientific knowledge, technical expertise and professional experience to advance science and communicate the importance and benefits of science in everyday life.