Leadership

Our Team


Dan Hasler

President

Hasler Ventures LLC

Daniel J. Hasler (Dan) recently served as executive vice president for communications where he was the chief brand marketer for the institution, overseeing marketing strategy, strategic communications, media relations, advertising, licensing, and digital marketing in collaboration with colleges and units across the Purdue System.

Joseph Pekny

Professor of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University

Joseph F. Pekny is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. Professor Pekny was a founding Director of Discovery Park and the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering. He has had numerous leadership roles at Purdue involving entrepreneurship, innovation, and startup of new activities.


Nien-Hwa Linda Wang

Maxine Spencer Nichols Professor of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University

Professor Wang is the Maxine Spencer Nichols Professor of Chemical Engineering. Current projects are focused on adsorption and chromatography processes, which are highly selective and versatile techniques capable of producing pure materials.

Chad Pittman

Vice President for the Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue University

As the Purdue Research Foundation's Vice President for the Office of Technology Commercialization, Chad Pittman oversees the commercialization of Purdue University's intellectual property and translation of innovations originating from Purdue research.