Board of Directors



Timothy Killeen, Chair

President, University of Illinois


Geoff Curtis

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, 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

Director, Land and Self Protection Systems Division, Northrop Grumman


Laura Frerichs

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


Shelley Stern Grach

Director of Civic Engagement, Microsoft


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


Warren Ribley

President & CEO, Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization (iBIO) & iBIO Institute


Sundeep Vani

Technology Director, Archer Daniels Midland Company


Lily Yeung

Director of Corporate Development, Molex