Jason Blume Executive Director of Innovation One at Trine University
Jason Blume is a Northeast Indiana native, earning a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2004 and a master’s degree in Engineering Management in 2017 from Trine University. While in industry, Jason worked in several technical and leadership roles with increasing responsibility in the areas of industrial, medical device, and automotive manufacturing. Most recently he was the Engineering and Area Operations Manager for a tier one automotive supplier. Jason has an extensive knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, product development, problem solving, quality systems and customer service from his time within industry. Combining his technical knowledge and passion for Northeast Indiana, it was a natural fit for Jason to join Trine University as the Executive Director of Innovation One in August 2014. Jason has worked diligently since joining Innovation One to grow student experience and the local economy through experiential learning partnerships, regional business development, and career services opportunities for Trine University.