Dennis Trinkle

Executive Vice President, Talent for TechPoint, Indiana’s Tech Ecosystem Accelerator

Dennis Trinkle is Executive Vice President, Talent for TechPoint, Indiana’s tech  ecosystem accelerator.  Dr. Trinkle served as the system chief executive, provost and chief academic officer for Harrison College.  Dr. Trinkle has served leading institutions across the higher education, corporate, and government sectors, including serving as the chief executive officer of IHETS, chief information officer, associate vice president for academic affairs, and Tenzer Professor of Information Technology for DePauw University, and Director of the Center for Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State University, and the president, chief executive officer, and board chair for many companies and non-profit organizations. He is the author and editor of 18 books and more than 75 articles on entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, teaching and learning, and history.  Together with Kevin Allen, CEO of EiGames, he developed the award-wining video-game on the entrepreneurial process—Fireworks: The Entrepreneurship Experience (2018). His latest books: Recipes for Success: How to Start a Business and The Future Disruptors: Coming Transformations in Business, Technology, and Leadership were published in 2021.