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 Communication & Culture

Kate Engel is the director of communication and culture for Nebraska Innovation Campus. Kate is responsible for developing and implementing programs for NIC aimed at creating a culture that encourages 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 on NIC that embraces and sparks innovation.

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Brooke Goedert

Brooke Goedert Administrative Coordinator

Brooke Goedert is the administrative coordinator for Nebraska Innovation Campus. Brooke is responsible for working alongside the NIC Executive Director in developing corporation policies, guidelines and other activities involved in the day-to-day operations of a corporation. Brooke also coordinates travel, meetings and special events, and assists with providing NIC tours to university and community groups.

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