Steven J Palmer

Director of Corporate Relations


Fax: (617) 253-0002


Jing Xu
Phone: (617) 253-0407


Steven Palmer was promoted to Director of Corporate Relations within MIT’s Office of Corporate Relations (OCR) in February 2022. Steve comes to OCR with many years of experience building relationships, advancing diplomacy, and seeking new business initiatives in both the public and private sectors. He has spent his career highlighting and translating technological issues for policy makers, engineers, analysts, and business leaders. Steven has worked in government, industry, and academia in the U.S. and abroad. He is also an Executive Coach at MIT Sloan and Harvard Business School. Steve earned his Bachelor of Science at Northeastern University, and his M.B.A. at MIT Sloan where he was in the Fellows Program for Innovation and Global Leadership.