Joseph P. Trebley ’01
February 26, 2013
Joe currently serves as Head of Startup Support and Promotion for Indiana University. He is in charge of shepherding promising discoveries and innovations into the marketplace through new company formation. Prior to his current role, Joe was a Principle at In-Vivo Ventures, LLC and Vice President of Research and Development for Kylin Therapeutics, Inc. He also served as a Sr. Innovation Strategy Manager at the Purdue Research Foundation. Joe received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology. He is a published author in peer-reviewed academic journals and an experienced entrepreneur. Joe returns to Wabash often to speak to aspiring academics and entrepreneurs. He assists in recruiting efforts for the football team and hosts students for job shadowing. Joe has mentored and hired a number of students and alumni. Joe’s hope for Wabash men is that they gain an early understanding of the complexities of creating and supporting entities that are sustained on innovation. He believes that Wabash men are uniquely suited for such endeavors.
Joe was a Lilly Scholar and is a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He serves as a class agent and is a member of the 1832 Society. He and his wife have a daughter, Josie, and two sons, Will and Sam. They reside in Carmel, IN.