David Wurzer

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Connecticut Innovations

Mr. Wurzer is Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at Connecticut Innovations Inc., a leading early stage life science investor nationwide. Prior to joining CI, Mr. Wurzer had extensive senior-level experience in operations and finance, including more than 10 years as executive vice president, treasurer and CFO of CuraGen Corporation (NASDAQ: CRGN), where he guided the company through its initial public offering, raising more than $700 million, and through the negotiation of strategic and business development alliances with Roche, Bayer and Abgenix. He helped to grow CuraGen and its technology development subsidiary into an operation with more than 500 employees and a market capitalization as high as $5.3 billion. Dave began his professional career with Coopers & Lybrand in Hartford, Connecticut.