KU Innovation Park Hires David Sprenger as the EVP of Business Development

LAWRENCE, Kansas – KU Innovation Park is pleased to announce the addition of David Sprenger to the Park staff as the Executive Vice President of Business Development. David, previously residing in Denver, Colorado, started in the position at the beginning of January.

David joins the Park with over 20 years of experience at the executive level. Previously working for 15 years with the University of Colorado System, David served in senior leadership roles that enlisted the support of industry and government partners in building innovative collaborations, including the National Cybersecurity Center. 

“David is situated to lead the business development operations for the Park as we chart a path of measurable growth and increase our national visibility,” said E. LaVerne Epp.

During his first several months, David will focus on strengthening the Park management team to increase company recruitment and start-up activity and establish regional and national partnerships for the Park. “I am honored to join the KU Innovation Park and am excited to help tell the Park’s exceptional story around innovation, technology, community enrichment, and job creation,” said Sprenger.  

David holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from Regis University. In his free time, David and his wife, Katie, enjoy camping, hiking, and fly fishing while they spend most of their time navigating parenthood with their two-year-old daughter, Ella Joy.