Piper is currently CEO of BINC Technologies, an R&D firm with operations in New York and Denmark developing intelligent and living technologies leveraging the convergence of biotechnology, information technology, nanotechnology and the cognitive technologies.
Previously, Piper was a corporate executive director for United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) and head of its operation in China, where she led teams to create and implement forward looking strategies to capture multi-million dollar infrastructure projects, and in turn, delivered solutions to complex business challenges throughout China. She also served on the Board of Governors for the American Chamber of Commerce - China in 2015 and 2016.
Piper has held various leadership roles in high-tech industries, including at The Boeing Company, China Greentech Initiative (an international clean technology start-up acquired by The Paulson Institute) and the U.S.- China Business Council, where she was Vice President of China Operations. She has enjoyed over 20 years of experience delivering operational and programming support to both early-stage and multinational companies.
Piper is currently a board member of the American Mandarin Society and a member of the National Committee on U.S.–China Relations. After spending several years in Asia, she returned to the U.S. in 2017 and continues to advise a portfolio of start-ups at The Tech Garden in Syracuse, New York. Piper graduated from Middlebury College, received her MBA from Norwich University, and attended INSEAD in France. She is highly proficient in Mandarin.