Scott Koorndyk is President of The Entrepreneurs Center (TEC), a technology commercialization center located in Dayton, Ohio. TEC supports technology-focused start-ups and small businesses through a variety of programs, with clients primarily in the aerospace, advanced materials and biosciences markets. Under Scott’s leadership, TEC launched the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Technology Acceleration Project (TAP), a program to identify, assess and commercialize technologies within AFRL.
Throughout his career, Scott has focused on technology development and commercialization in diverse for-profit and nonprofit businesses. Prior to his role at TEC, Scott was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Dayton Development Coalition (“DDC”). In that capacity, Scott oversaw all economic development initiatives including Entrepreneurial Signature Program, a $22.5M pre-seed venture program with more than 30 companies in the investment portfolio. Prior to joining the DDC, Scott served 15 years at LexisNexis in business and venture development roles. While in business development, Scott managed more than 900 licenses and strategic alliances representing more than $480M in revenue, and the acquisition and integration of corporations ranging from $500K to $80M in size.
Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a BioChemistry from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He also holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Dayton School Of Law, with a concentration in Intellectual Property law.