Board of Directors

Geoff Curtis,
Board Chair

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Chief Communications Officer, Horizon Therapeutics

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

Laura Frerichs

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

Fred Hickernell, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Research, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology 

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, Ph.D.

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

Srinivas Veeramasuneni, Ph.D.

Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, USG Corporation

Catherine E. Vorwald

Director of Life Sciences, Sterling Bay