Staff

Dan Duncan

Daniel J. Duncan Executive Director of Nebraska Innovation Campus

Dan Duncan is the executive director of Nebraska Innovation Campus. Dan began his tenure with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1987 when he accepted the position of operations manager at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. In 1991, he was named director of the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, Nebraska. On August 1, 2004, Dan was named assistant director of the Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station on a part-time basis. In February 2008, Dan accepted the position of assistant dean and director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Research Division. On October 1, 2011, he moved into his current position as executive director of the Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corporation. Dan is the current president of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP).

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Kate Engel

Kate Engel Director of Strategic Partnerships & Communication

Kate Engel is the director of strategic partnerships and communication for Nebraska Innovation Campus. Kate is responsible for recruiting companies to partner with the University of Nebraska and other entities working on NIC. Kate's position allows her to create and implement communication and marketing strategies that assist in the continued development of NIC and strive to engage university faculty, staff, students and industry to collaborate and form partnerships.

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Brooke Goedert

Brooke Goedert Culture & Operations Manager

Brooke Goedert is the culture & operations manager for Nebraska Innovation Campus. Brooke is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the corporation, as well as, developing events and implementing programs that encourage collaboration and partnerships between NIC, the university and the community. NIC programs are focused on creating opportunities for people with different skill sets to meet and socialize, a critical aspect in developing a culture that embraces and sparks innovation.

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