Emily Krueger has been named chief operating officer for 16 Tech Community Corp. She will help lead the development of the 60-acre innovation community near IUPUI in Indianapolis. Krueger most recently served as vice president of administration for Indianapolis-based LDI Ltd.
In her new position, she will support 16 Tech Community Corp. President and CEO Bob Coy in creating an innovation community for scientific research, technology innovation, entrepreneurial activity and talent attraction with a focus on startups and corporations in the bioscience, tech and advanced engineering sectors.
Krueger, a native Hoosier, spent her earlier career working for former U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar in a variety of Capitol Hill and campaign positions. In 2013, she joined LDI as chief of staff and was named vice president of administration in 2015. She had broad responsibilities for human resources programs, corporate governance and marketing/communications and led a variety of projects across the portfolio of companies.
Krueger is an active community leader, lending her fundraising and communications expertise to a number of local nonprofit organizations focused on health and education. She is past board chair of Timmy Global Health, a nonprofit provider of primary care services as well as health and development programs in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala and Nigeria. Krueger also serves on committees for Christel House International and The Mind Trust.
She is a graduate of Valparaiso University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where she earned her MBA.