David Roberts serves as the Chief Innovation Officer of the State of Indiana. He previously served as President of the Battery Innovation Center, a public-private partnership working with diverse organizations to develop next generation energy storage technologies. He also held a variety of roles, including CEO of EnerDel, legal counsel for Caterpillar, engineer with Lockheed Martin, board member of various domestic and international organizations, and is a patent & business attorney with Gutwein Law. He was trained at the Indiana University School of Law and holds a Materials Science & Engineering degree from Lehigh University. He is currently licensed to practice law in IN, IL, MO, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.