Board of Directors



Shelley Stern Grach, Board Chair

Director of Civic Engagement, Microsoft


Geoff Curtis

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Chief Communications Officer, Horizon Pharma plc


Daaron Dohler

Operations Lead, R&D Strategic and Professional Affairs, Takeda Pharmaceuticals


John Flavin

Associate Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The University of Chicago


Robert Fleming

Vice President, Program Management, Land and Avionics C4ISR, Northrop Grumman Corporation


Laura Frerichs

Director, University of Illinois Research Park and Director, Economic Development for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Alicia Löffler, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Innovation & New Ventures, Associate Vice President for Research, and Executive Director, Innovation & New Ventures Office, Northwestern University


Robert Lowe

CEO, Wellspring Worldwide


Sundeep Vani

Technology Director, Archer Daniels Midland Company


Lily Yeung

Director of Corporate Development, Molex