Purdue, Amazon, and Beer… Innovation, Collaboration, and Integrated Planning in Higher Education
November 15, 2017 | Ivy Tech Community College | Indianapolis, IN
Robert D. Wynkoop Managing Director, Office of the Treasurer, Purdue University-Main Campus
Robert D. Wynkoop currently works at Purdue University as Managing Director in the Office of the Treasurer. He has overall responsibility for Procurement and Service Enterprises, two main divisions under the Treasurer's purview. In this role, he manages all day to day operations for Parking Services, Transportation Services, Materials Management and Distribution, Printing Services and the Purdue University Airport. He has also lead several innovative initiatives at Purdue to maximize student affordability on the West Lafayette campus. This includes Purdue's strategic partnership with Amazon.
Previously, Wynkoop worked at the Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA), where he served as commissioner from 2010 to 2013. In this position, he ran a key state agency responsible for extracting cost savings and creating efficiencies throughout state government.</p>
Wynkoop received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Taylor University and his master's degree in information and communication sciences from Ball State University.