Marlene Bourne

MARLENE BOURNE is a senior analyst at In-Stat/MDR, with responsibility
for the company’s MEMS Markets & Technologies Service. Her global
coverage of MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) extends from the chip
to the end-use product, and she is widely recognized as one of the
leading experts on the devices, companies, markets and applications of
this dynamic, emerging industry. In 2003, Ms. Bourne was chosen as a
finalist for small times magazine’s Best of Small Tech ‘Advocate of the
Year’ Award. This prestigious series of awards honors the people,
products and companies leading the growth of the MEMS and nanotechnology
industries. Ms. Bourne has provided insight on MEMS to many business and
technical publications, including Business 2.0, The Economist, Forbes,
Investor’s Business Daily, Los Angeles Times Magazine, the New York
Times, PC Magazine, and USA Today. She has appeared on CNET News,
authored articles for Electronic News, EE Times, and other industry
journals, and is a regular contributor to MicroNano Newsletter and small
times magazine. Prior to joining In-Stat/MDR, Ms. Bourne worked as a
freelance industry analyst specializing in MEMS, as well as a wide range
of sensors and sensor-based technologies. She holds a Bachelor of
Science degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and a
Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from the American
University in Washington, DC.