Dyad Engineering

Dyad Engineering, LLC is a private technical consulting firm founded in early 2019 and is owned and operated by Dr. Katherine J Stephenson. Based in the California Bay Area, Dyad was founded to support efficient, effective innovation in the life sciences industry. 

Dyad's services focus on innovation strategies for early stage products. These include de-risking new technologies, expanding IP, R&D planning and prototyping and fabrication pathways.



Dr. Katherine J Stephenson

Dr. Stephenson is an engineering PhD with a deep technical consulting background in health innovation.


She has a twenty-year history of strategic early-stage technical projects in a wide range of in novel medical products, including medical device, digital health, drug delivery and pharma.


A long-term resident of California’s Silicon Valley, her active network spans the start-up community, including R1 academic centers, incubators, investors, and startups.


Her three key areas of expertise include identifying and evaluating innovative technologies, strategic planning for transferring emerging technology  into successful products, and educating diverse stakeholders in topics unique to innovation in the health space.