Dick Aderman is a global leader who has built a career of broad experience across many types of businesses and is the Studio Director for Boomerang Venture’s studio side of the company, and is President of The iTeam, a network of CEO think tanks in Indianapolis. Previously, he was an Executive in Residence (XiR) at Boomerang Ventures.
Dick has led corporate, private equity, and venture organizations with a mindset to innovate for growth. He has a successful track record of value creation with more than two decards of P&L responsibility. He is a leader, mentor, and multiplier with over 20 former direct reports currently serving as presidents or CEOs.
Dick has held senior-level global positions in healthcare IT, medical devices, clinical diagnostics, and healthcare services firms. He has raised $50M+ for private equity and venture-backed businesses. Dick currently serves as board chair for ImmunArray. This venture-backed, in-vitro diagnostics company develops tests based on microarray chip technology, and novel biomarkers focused on a suite of tests for acute brain injury.
Dick also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University and is President of the board for Fountains of Hope, a faith-based nonprofit that provides water purification systems to villages and communities in parts of Africa, India, Central America, and the Caribbean.
Dick is a graduate of Western Michigan University, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Economics, as well as a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Speech Communications and Psychology.