Iowa Innovation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors.
Paul Schickler will serve as Chair. Formerly of DuPont Pioneer, Paul has served on the boards of a number of organizations and continues to provide consulting services to international companies and start-ups in the agricultural sector.
George Arida is currently the Managing Director at 30Ventures, a venture capital business based in Wisconsin. In George’s previous roles he’s managed a range of investments in numerous bioscience companies and advises organizations including the Madison Development Corp.
Mike Roof is the current Director of Research and Development at Boehringer Ingelheim, based in Ames. In his role he’s brought together partners from ISU Research Park, Ames Economic Development Commission & the IEDA, together with local business partners, leading the development of a research and development facility that employs 65+ scientists.
These three new members step in to replace Kathryn Kunert, Myron Linn and David Kingland who finished their terms in April.