Thursday, November 9, 2023

Adam Keune has been appointed entrepreneur-in-residence within the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC).

In this role, Keune will play a pivotal part in the development of innovative programs to accelerate high-potential startups affiliated with Iowa JPEC and will also provide mentorship to select emerging ventures within the university community. A prominent figure in the Iowa entrepreneurial ecosystem, Keune co-founded Higher Learning Technologies, a technology company known for creating educational and training applications. His extensive experience in building and scaling businesses makes him an invaluable asset for Iowa JPEC and the startups it supports.

“We are delighted to welcome Adam to the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center team," said David Hensley, executive director of Iowa JPEC. "His track record aligns with our mission to support and nurture the next generation of Iowa entrepreneurs."

Keune's involvement with Iowa JPEC is not new; he has been a member of the Iowa JPEC Advisory Board as well as a mentor for Iowa JPEC’s Venture Mentoring Service program that is in its second year.

About Iowa JPEC: Iowa JPEC fosters entrepreneurship and innovation across the university campus and the state of Iowa by providing a range of educational and training programs and support services for entrepreneurial ventures and existing small-to-medium size businesses. Iowa JPEC is dedicated to nurturing the growth of new ventures and assisting them in reaching their full potential. To learn more, visit