Tim Honaker


President and Chair, Midwest Research University Network (MRUN)

Tim's career has been spent as a serial entrepreneur. He founded Menasha Services, a logistics company that revolutionized the use of reverse logistics and advanced packaging technologies to improve supply chain productivity. Previous to that, he was Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations for a startup team that purchased and took private a financial education publishing and training subsidiary of Pearson PLC. Tim joined the University of Chicago in 2003 as COO of its technology transfer office and then served as the Director of Finance and Operations for the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Tim now serves as President and Board Chair of the Midwest Research University Network (MRUN). Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and MBA in Finance from Indiana University where he was a student government leader and honors scholar.

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