What We Do

Through the initiatives & programs below and with the support of elite board members, we at TechPoint promote & accelerate the growth of Indiana's tech community.

Our Initiatives

TALENT
Attracting and developing a talented workforce.

Xtern – 108 tech-skilled summer interns from 20 schools working at nearly 40 companies.
Xpat – Drawing skilled workers between 24 and 40 years old back to Indiana.
Jobs in Tech Job Board & Weekly Email – Open job postings at Indiana tech and tech-enabled companies.

COMMUNITY
Activating and promoting our community.

Mira Awards – A season of celebrating the best of tech in Indiana plus an awards gala and winners circle event.
techpoint.org & Tech Newsletters – Destination for stories about Indiana tech companies, jobs, people and events.
TechPoint Events – Social and educational gatherings and seminars featuring Indiana tech thought leaders.

SCALE-UPS
Accelerating high-potential, emerging tech companies.

Winner’s Circle – Connecting emerging scale-ups with national investors and media.
Tailwind – “Speed dating” for emerging scale-ups with local, large company prospective customers.
Entrepreneur Bootcamps – “Basic training” for startup entrepreneurs.
The Tech Directory – Online guide for finding Indiana tech companies and service providers.
HALO Investor Group – Successful tech executives investing in high-potential scale-ups.

Talent Programs

Xtern – 108 tech-skilled summer interns from 20 schools working at nearly 40 companies.
Xpat – Drawing skilled workers between 24 and 40 years old back to Indiana.
Jobs in Tech Job Board & Weekly Email – Open job postings at Indiana tech and tech-enabled companies.

Community Programs

Mira Awards – A season of celebrating the best of tech in Indiana plus an awards gala and winners circle event.
techpoint.org & Tech Newsletters – Destination for stories about Indiana tech companies, jobs, people and events.
TechPoint Events – Social and educational gatherings and seminars featuring Indiana tech thought leaders.

Scale-Ups Programs

Winner’s Circle – Connecting emerging scale-ups with national investors and media.
Tailwind – “Speed dating” for emerging scale-ups with local, large company prospective customers.
Entrepreneur Bootcamps – “Basic training” for startup entrepreneurs.
The Tech Directory – Online guide for finding Indiana tech companies and service providers.
HALO Investor Group – Successful tech executives investing in high-potential scale-ups.

TechPoint Team

Mike Langellier

President and CEO

Lauren Petersen

Community Activation Manager

Sally Reasoner

Director of Talent Initiative

Nichole Clayton

Program Manager

Jayson Manship

Director of Digital

Sara Croft

PR/Content Strategy Mgr.

Fran Kay

Program Manager

Lauren Wigton

Xtern Program Manager

Joshua Hall

Editor of techpoint.org

Frank Dale

Director of Scale-ups Initiative

Claire Shipley

CEO Assistant/Program Support

Latoya Botteron

CFO

Annie Grinstead

Events Manager

Brittani Maletta

Controller

Elizabeth Anderson

Administrative Accounting Assistant

TechPoint Executive Committee

Chairman
Kelly Pfledderer

Founder & Former CEO

Apparatus

Scott Dorsey

Co-Founder

ExactTarget

Mark Hill

Managing Partner

Collina Ventures

David Johnson

CEO

Central Indiana Corporate Partnership

Mike Langellier

President and CEO

Techpoint

TechPoint Board

Raj Acharya

Dean - School of Informatics & Computing

Indiana University

Amy Conrad Warner

Vice Chancellor - Office of Community Engagement

IUPUI

Tim Harvey

CFO

Scale Computing

John McDonald

CEO

CloudOne

Chris Barbin

CEO

Appirio

Scott Kraege

Co-Founder & CEO

MOBI

Ashley Vukovits

CFO

Interactive Intelligence

Steve Abel

Associate Provost for Engagement

Purdue University

Scott Dorsey

Co-Founder

ExactTarget

Allison Barber

Chancellor

WGU Indiana

David Becker

CEO

First Internet Bank

Brad Bostic

Founder & CEO

hc1.com

Lisa Bradley

Director of Advertising

Indianapolis Business Journal

Scott Brenton

Board Chair

Orr Fellowship

Kristine Camron

Partner

Ice Miller

Christopher Day

Co-Founder & CEO

DemandJump

Dane Dittemore

VP Sales and Marketing

LightBound

Bryan Everly

CTO

NextGear Capital

Alvin Givens

Tech Commercial Banking

JP Morgan Chase

Elizabeth Hagerman

VP

Rose-Hulman Ventures

Mark Hill

Managing Partner

Collina Ventures

David Johnson

CEO

Central Indiana Corporate Partnership

Barb Kew

VP IT & CIO

Hill-Rom

Terry King

Provost & VP Academic Affairs

Ball State University

Nick Mathioudakis

Partner

Faegre Baker Daniels

Scott McCorkle

CEO

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Michael Meadows

VP & CTO

Eli Lilly and Company

Yan Ness

CEO

Online Tech

Mat Orrego

Co-Founder and CEO

Cornerstone Information Sytems

Robert Patterson

Regional Sales Manager

Comcast

Kelly Pfledderer

Founder & Former CEO

Apparatus

Bill Soards

President

Indiana AT&T

Shelly Towns

SVP of Product

Angie's List

Brad Wisler

Co-Founder

Sproutbox

Emeritus

David Brenner

Executive Director

Innovation Park at Notre Dame

Wil Davis

Chairman & Co-Founder

Ontario Systems

Brian Modiano

Managing Director

Strategian Advisors

Jane Niederberger

COO

Thrive HDS Inc.

Bobby Schnabel

Dean School of Informatics and Computing

Indiana University

Jack Carr

President & CEO

LightBound

Stephen Dutton

Partner

Barnes & Thornburg