President & CEO
Wade Lange is an experienced life sciences executive and serial biotechnology entrepreneur. As president & CEO of NeuroFx Wade’s industry experience is applied to build and lead cross-functional teams in the preclinical development phase of biotechnology product development through early clinical development. Prior to NeuroFx he led ImmuneWorks from formation through completion of its phase 1 clinical trial including raising $12 million and negotiating a partnering relationship with a major pharmaceutical company.
With diverse experience in the life sciences industry, Wade’s background encompasses broad experience in the areas of clinical research, marketing, marketing research, business development and general management in the pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare sectors.
Wade was president & CEO of the Indiana Health Industry Forum where his highly collaborative approach built strong momentum for growth of this key economic sector. Prior to IHIF, Wade acted in a variety of roles including General Manager at West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. for 13 years. Under his leadership, West’s Consumer Healthcare Research business unit was one of the nation’s leading contract research organizations in its field. Wade started his career with Eli Lilly and Company in sales, market research and new product marketing.
Wade received his BS in Pharmacy from Purdue University and his MS in Industrial Administration from the Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University. He is active in the community having served as Board Chairman of the Indiana Organ Procurement Organization where he continues as a board member.