Sanyin is the Executive Director of the Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE), a laboratory for leadership, at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Her thought leadership has appeared in the Forbes, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, and Huffington Post. She advises leaders and helps drive innovation and transformation by finding patterns and bridging across different sectors and industries. She applies an ecosystem approach to problem understanding, reframing and solving. Her work runs across different ecosystems ranging from sports to academia to military and entrepreneurship.
Driven by the belief that today's complex challenges require collaboration across public, private and social sectors, a theme through her work is convening interdisciplinary, diverse think tank gatherings towards defining complex problems and implementing new approaches for solving them.
Her board service has included the National Board of the Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center, the Board of the Emily Krzyzewski Center, the National Governing Board of USA Taekwondo, the advisory boards of startups Algae Systems and Revolution Gelatos, and the editorial boards of Clinical Researcher and the ABA's Science and Technology Law Section Newsletter.
She is co-founder of The SportsQuip, a weekly newsbrief that unpacks sports news in a week. She is also a 2016 Mentor for the PraxisLabs Business Accelerator.
She received her BSE in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA from Duke.