Dr. Kathy Gisser identifies strategic technical needs for the External Innovation Team at Sherwin-Williams. She has 28 years of experience in paints, coatings and photographic films in roles that range from leading open innovation projects to technical customer service. Kathy received a B.S. in Chemistry from Yale, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Wisconsin. She holds 12 US patents in the areas of paint and film technology and is the recipient of the Sherwin-Williams Corporate Technical Achievement Award.