Board of Directors

Geoff Curtis,
Board Chair

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

Jerry Blazey, Ph.D

Vice President for Research and Innovation Partnerships, Northern Illinois University


Paul Bloom

Vice President, Process and Chemical Research, Archer Daniels Midland Company

Daaron Dohler

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

Lisa Dyer

Senior Director, Product Management
Uptake Inc.

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

Emad Isaac

Vice President, Engineering, Arity

Larry Kuhn

Technology Strategist, Microsoft Chicago

Alicia Löffler, Ph.D.

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

Bala Srinivasan

Vice President for Global Initiatives & Strategy and Deputy Provost, University of Chicago

Morgan Vawter

Chief Analytics Director, Caterpillar, Inc.

Srinivas Veeramasuneni, Ph.D.

Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, USG Corporation

Catherine E. Vorwald

Associate Vice Provost, Technology Development
Technology Transfer – Corporate Relations – University Tech Park
Illinois Institute of Technology

Lily Yeung

Director of Corporate Development, Molex