SpecialityVice President, Innovation, Economic Development, Beacon Council
BiographyAs VP of Innovation Economic Development for the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, Christine Johnson is charged with leading recruitment, retention, and expansion efforts for the technology sector, in addition to establishing an overall entrepreneurial and innovation strategy. With more than 10 years of experience developing entrepreneurial ecosystems, Christine understands the importance of leveraging resources and brokering strategic relationships to foster a community’s growth. Her impact on Miami-Dade’s innovation ecosystem has been impactful, driving inclusion and thought-leadership not only through The Beacon Council but via participation in, among others, the Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Technology Advisory Group, Miami Dade College Center for Economic Education, and previously with the Vizcaya Museum’s Technology Advisory Committee. Connect with her on Linkedin at cjohnsonbizwoman.