Brenda is PICKUP’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer. A seasoned executive, she brings over 20 years in starting, building and growing companies in technology and life sciences. Brenda began her career as an engineer with Texas Instruments working in defense related manufacturing for military avionics systems and then growing into roles in semiconductor marketing and distributor management. Combined with a deep understanding of the industry and an inherent entrepreneurial drive, Brenda started her first company, TestChip Technologies, which was an outsourcing supplier to top semiconductor manufacturers. Brenda very successfully exited TestChip and launched her next venture, Drucker Labs, which manufactured and wholesaled organic liquid nutritional supplements for professional health care providers, growing the business from $200K revenue to $8M in 18 months. Brenda earned her BS in Industrial Engineering from Kansas State University.