Mizzou VMS harnesses the knowledge and experience of highly successful business and community members from the surrounding areas
to provide hands-on mentoring to aspiring entrepreneurs within the Mizzou community.
David Anderson, Ph.D.
Entrepreneur; Expert in Drug Discovery & Development/Biotechnology
Chief Scientific Officer for Ivogen Therapeutics
Founder and President
Spirit of 76 Fireworks
Director, Entrepreneurship Alliance
University of Missouri and
Director, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities
Chief Risk and Operations Officer Hawthorn Bank &
Senior Vice President of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc.
Entrepreneurship Coordinator, Columbia REDI
Co-Founder SB3 Global
Regional Economic Development Inc. (REDI)
Director of Economic Development
City of Columbia, Missouri
Assistant Program Director of the Coulter Translational Partnership Program University of Missouri
Senior Director Global Integration Management, Corporate Development
SAP North America
Hao Li, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering,
University of Missouri
President and co-Founder,
Otten Property Management
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Inovatia Laboratories, LLC