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Kurt F. Heiar

Lecturer


Entrepreneurship
S359  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-353-2453
Fax: 319-353-2445
E-mail: kurt-heiar@uiowa.edu

Academic History

  • MBA coursework, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, 1990
  • BS in General Science, The University of Iowa, 1982

                  Current & Prior Positions

                  • Lecturer, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, January 2014 - Present
                  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2012 - 2014
                  • CEO / President / Board Member, Regena Therapeutics, Inc., Des Moines, IA, 2006 - 2012
                  • President, Heiar & Associates, Midwest Consulting, Iowa City, IA, 2004 - 2006
                  • CEO / President / Board Member, Advanced Analystical Technologics, Inc., Ames, Iowa, 2000 - 2003
                  • CEO / President / Board Member, EnzyMed, Inc., Iowa City, Iowa, 1996 - 2000
                  • Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Biotech North America, Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, IL; Los Angeles, CA, 1995 - 1996
                  • Vice President, Marketing, Biotech North America, Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, IL; Los Angeles, CA, 1992 - 1995
                  • Director, Business Development & Planning, Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, IL; Los Angeles, CA, 1991 - 1992
                  • Global Marketing Manager, Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, IL; Los Angeles, CA, 1989 - 1991

                          Committees and Professional Service

                          • Iowa Biotechnology Industry Organization
                          • Iowa Business Council Entrepreneurial Formation
                          • PhytoDyne Corp