Board of Advisors
IUPUI Board of Advisors
First appointed: 2007
Term ends: 2016
Harry Gonso concentrates his practice on general corporate and transaction law and leads Ice Miller’s life sciences practice. He served as Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels’ first Senior Counsel and Chief of Staff from 2005 to 2006. He has served as Chairman of the Indiana State Bar Association Section on Corporation, Banking and Securities Law as well as a number of panels and commissions. He is also a partner in Twilight Venture Partners, an Indianapolis-based life science venture capital firm.
Mr. Gonso served 18 years on the Board of Trustees of Indiana University as well as being a member of the board of directors of Community Hospital Foundation, Community Hospitals, Indiana University Foundation, American College of Sports Medicine Foundation, Skyline Club, Indianapolis Tennis Championships, Municipal Recreation, Inc., and as a member of The Penrod Society. He has served as a director of the Methodist Sports Medicine Foundation, and the Advisory Board for Regenerative Biology and Medicine at the IU School of Medicine. Currently, Mr. Gonso serves as Vice Chairman of the IU Foundation, board member of the Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation and on the Board of Advisors to the IUPUI School of Science. He chaired two Presidential searches while on the Board of Trustees and the recent IU basketball coach search.
Mr. Gonso received his B.S. from Indiana University, Bloomington, and his J.D. with honors from the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington.