Emily Krueger is the president and CEO of 16 Tech Community Corporation, the non-profit that manages and oversees the 16 Tech Innovation District, a 50-acre mixed-use community in downtown Indianapolis dedicated to fostering innovation and economic opportunity.
Krueger is the second full-time employee hired to activate the organization and served as its chief operating officer from 2018-2022.
Prior to joining 16 Tech in 2018, Krueger served as vice president of administration for Indianapolis-based LDI, Ltd., one of Indiana’s largest private companies. As a member of the executive leadership team, Krueger helped evaluate acquisition opportunities and grow companies in a variety of industries and stages of development.
Krueger, a native Hoosier, spent her early career working for former U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar in a variety of Capitol Hill and campaign positions. An active community leader, she lends her fundraising and communications expertise to a number of local non-profit organizations focused on health, education, and the arts.
Krueger is a graduate of Valparaiso University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where she earned her MBA.