David Roberts

David Roberts, State of Indiana Chief Innovation Officer

David Roberts serves as the Chief Innovation Officer of the State of Indiana.  He previously served as President of the Battery Innovation Center, a public-private partnership working with diverse organizations to develop next generation energy storage technologies.  He also held a variety of roles, including CEO of EnerDel, legal counsel for Caterpillar, engineer with Lockheed Martin, board member of various domestic and international organizations, and is a patent & business attorney with Gutwein Law.  He was trained at the Indiana University School of Law and holds a Materials Science & Engineering degree from Lehigh University. He is currently licensed to practice law in IN, IL, MO, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.