John Hanak, Purdue Ventures Managing Director
John Hanak is the Managing Director of Purdue Ventures focused on providing startups access to capital and talent. Following a C-level career in the steel and consumer electronics industries, John has been at Purdue for 13 years. He previously served as Statewide Director of the Purdue Technology Centers. He was one of the principal architects of the Purdue Foundry and continues to work out of the Foundry in his role with Purdue Ventures.