IBM executive will present lecture

Mary Coucher, from IBM, will present the Frederik Meijer Lecture tonight.
Mary Coucher, from IBM, will present the Frederik Meijer Lecture tonight.
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An IBM vice president will draw on her 30-year career in information technology and international business to provide insights on leadership to students, faculty and staff members during the Frederik Meijer Lecture Series.

Mary Coucher, vice president of Intellectual Property Management for IBM, will give a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 24, at the L. William Seidman Center, 50 Front Ave. SW in Grand Rapids.

The lecture is open to the public and free.

In her current role, Coucher is responsible for IBM’s patent technology and licensing, engineering, geography business development and financial operations.

The Frederik Meijer Lecture series was established by a gift from the Meijer Foundation to provide local and national presentations that focus on issues of leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship from the perspective of students, faculty members, and participants in business throughout the region.