Board of Advisors
| David Johnson
Vice Chair, IUPUI Board of Advisors
| President & CEO
First Appointed: 2003
Term Ends: 2012
David Johnson is the president and chief executive officer of BioCrossroads, a market-driven collaboration of Indiana's corporate, university, government and entrepreneurial leaders in life science. As chair of the BioCrossroads Capital Formation Committee, he spearheaded the creation of the Indiana Future Fund I, LLC, a $73 million fund leading Indiana corporate, university and public pension fund institutional investors focused on providing early-stage venture capital to emerging Indiana life sciences companies.
He had previously been a partner in the Indianapolis-based law firm of Baker & Daniels for nearly 20 years where he advised corporate and public sector clients on issues of economic development, public and project financing and capital formation.
Mr. Johnson is an honors graduate of Harvard University, Harvard Law School and Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
He also serves as co-chair of the Regional Center 2020 Plan Commission for the City of Indianapolis, a member of the Indianapolis Charter Schools Board, and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation.