Bonnie Clipper is originally from Chicago and has been in Austin since 1999, except for a two year distraction in Colorado and in Washington, DC. Bonnie is an alumna of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and is Adjunct Faculty at several nursing schools, including; Johns Hopkins, Norwich University, and University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso. Bonnie is the chief clinical officer at Wambi, a patient engagement and employee recognition platform. Bonnie is an expert in the nursing innovation space and was the first vice president of innovation for the American Nurses Association. She serves on the boards of Austin Smiles, Winona State University Foundation and the Society of Nurse Innovators, Entrepeneurs and Leaders. Bonnie is the proud mom of two St. Edward’s University students.