The 16 Tech Community Corp. has named Divakar Ramakrishnan to its board of directors. He serves as Chief Digital Officer of Eli Lilly and Co. 

Located on the near west side of downtown Indianapolis, the 16 Tech Innovation District is designed to ignite collaboration among innovators and entrepreneurs in life sciences, tech, advanced manufacturing and engineering in an urban live-work-play-learn environment.

Ramakrishnan is a 20-year veteran of Lilly and was named chief digital officer in 2018.  He also serves as Lilly’s vice president of delivery, devices and connected solutions, with locations in both Cambridge, MA, and Indianapolis.