Chief Entrepreneurial Officer
With diverse experience in the life sciences industry, Wade Lange’s background encompasses broad experience in the areas of biotechnology entrepreneurship, clinical research, marketing, marketing research, business development and general management in the pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare sectors.
Wade’s entrepreneurial and industry experience includes COO of biotech startups Magnolia Therapeutics and president and CEO of ImmuneWorks, president and CEO of the Indiana Health Industry Forum, and general manager and executive vice president of West Pharmaceutical Services Consumer Healthcare division with successful exits for both ImmuneWorks and West. He also served as a Foundry Entrepreneur in Residence between 2016 – 2019. Lange earned a degree from the Purdue College of Pharmacy, and master’s degree from the Krannert School of Management.
The hallmark of Wades’ career has been a consistent focus on integrating market focus and technology development to identify and capitalize on new opportunities for growth. He is known for his ability to build strong relationships and collaborations across organizational boundaries to create solutions to business problems. Wade’s secret sauce: investigate, listen, understand the needs and expectations of others, encourage others to actively engage, with a bias toward action.