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Brad Fravel, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Brad Fravel

Executive Director, LINK

As a seasoned professional with two decades of experience in science and business, Brad is responsible for identifying and creating strategic, long-term collaborations with the private sector to advance innovation, improve communities, and strengthen tomorrow’s workforce.

Prior to Virginia Tech, he held positions as executive director, corporate relations, at Indiana University and served as the business development manager for the university’s technology transfer arm, IU Research & Technology Corporation.

Brad earned a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from Indiana University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from the Butler University Lacy School of Business.