NVTC Board Members Elected Officers of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA)
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA) announced the election of NVTC Board Member and Chairman Emeritus David Lucien of DCL Associates as IEIA chairman, and NVTC Board Member Joseph Doherty of ACS, A Xerox Company as IEIA vice chairman.
Lucien and Doherty were appointed to the IEIA this past August. Lucien succeeds NVTC Board Member Charles Steger of Virginia Tech, who served as acting chairman of IEIA following the passing of NVTC Chairman Emeritus Dan Bannister.
The IEIA, which oversees CIT, promotes the economic development of the Commonwealth by attracting and retaining high technology jobs and businesses in Virginia. It is responsible for advancing innovation and technology-based economic development, including all phases of technology company creation from research and development through commercialization, capital formation and successful product assimilation.