David K. Hensley is the Executive Director of the Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and a Clinical Professor in the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa. David provides strategic leadership for entrepreneurship activities across the UI campus, teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and is actively engaged in providing business and technology commercialization consulting services to UI students, faculty and community entrepreneurs. Outside of his university activities, David has over 30 years’ experience in new ventures, financial consulting, and strategic management. He also serves on several university and community entrepreneurship, venture financing and economic development boards. David is President of his own company and has been involved in several Iowa start-ups over the past two decades. He earned his B.S. degree in Economics and Political Science from The University of Iowa and holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.