Women of Distinction - Clare Woodman
Chief Operating Officer, Megaspirea International
Clare Woodman embodies the entrepreneurial spirit. Though she was named the 2004 Pitney Bowes Inventor of the Year, she left that company to join an international start-up venture, Megaspirea International. Her new company's innovative product, the Mailliner 100, facilitates the creation of on-demand transaction and marketing pieces. Woodman served almost 20 years in the production mail industry at Pitney Bowes where she worked in engineering, product management, strategic marketing and alliance development, along the whole value chain of production mail, both hardware and software. She has an electrical engineering degree, a master of business administration and holds seven U.S. patents on everything from real-time machine control to electronic bill presentment and payment.