Purdue University President Mitch Daniels and Purdue Research Foundation President Brian Edelman have jointly appointed David Broecker as the foundation’s chief innovation and collaboration officer.

David has a long history of industry and entrepreneurial experience at Fortune 500 and startup medical device and biotechnology companies in Indianapolis and the Boston area. He will oversee strategic innovation and collaboration initiatives at the Purdue Research Foundation, a private, nonprofit foundation established in 1930 to advance the mission of Purdue University. He will continue to serve as chief executive officer and chairman for Zorion Medical, an Indianapolis-based medical device startup he founded.

Following his 1983 graduation from Wabash, David earned a graduate degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Chicago, and has served on the Wabash College Board of Trustees since 2009.

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