Robert Drape

Position title: Chief Executive Officer, WiCell


Phone: 608-291-6100 ext. 1003

504 S. Rosa Rd., Suite 101
Madison, WI 53719

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Robert Drape serves as WiCell’s Chief Executive Officer. His vision is to strengthen WiCell’s support of developing stem cell technologies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the global stem cell research community to enhance basic research, improve diagnostics, and promote the translation of stem cell technology to address unmet clinical needs. Robert previously served as WiCell’s Director of Operations and Project Management Director, joining the organization in 2007. His prior experience includes roles in senior management and project management in organizations concentrating on vaccine development, clinical research and mammalian cell line production. Robert earned an Executive MBA from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013 and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Augustana College (IL).