Lee Clark-Sellers

Lee Clark-Sellers has served as Chief Innovation Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Clark-Sellers served as the Innovation Officer at Ply Gem since 2011. As the leader of Foundation Labs, Ms. Clark-Sellers established Ply Gem’s Insight Center, located in Research Triangle Park, NC. The center acts as hub for advanced testing and analytics, as well as material science and technology development. Ms. Clark-Sellers is also leading corporate efforts in STEM partnerships with K-12 education through internships and mentorships, associated with the Kenan Foundation. In addition to her work with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers is a Fellow with the Center of Innovation Management Studies, located at North Carolina State University. Ms. Clark-Sellers also currently serves on the Industrial Board of Directors at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering and North Carolina State University Technology Incubator. Prior to working with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers held roles at North Carolina State University, Bell Northern Research, and Nortel Networks. In each of these roles, her focus has been on identifying opportunities and bringing them to fruition.