David L. Clark joined the faculty of Utah State University as the Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Programs in the Huntsman School of Business on October 1, 2008 and currently holds the position of Associate Vice President for Alumni and Corporate Relations.
From October 2005 to October 2008 he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Prolexys Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical firm in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Prior to Prolexys he was Vice President, Corporate Affairs at the publically traded firm, NPS Pharmaceuticals (Salt Lake City). At NPS Mr. Clark was involved in business development, funding transactions, investor relations and corporate communications.
From 1988 until he joined NPS in April 1996, Mr. Clark held the office of Vice President at AgriDyne Technologies, Inc. (Salt Lake City) with responsibilities for business development and administration. Before AgriDyne he was responsible for financial analysis and assisted in property acquisitions and financing for Clark Financial Corporation (Salt Lake City), a private investment firm from 1983 to 1988.
From 1980 to 1983 Mr. Clark worked in division management and financial analysis and control at UI Group in Kennewick, Washington.
He holds a B.S. in botany from Brigham Young University (1976), an M.S. in agronomy with an emphasis in plant genetics from the University of Illinois (1978), and an M.B.A. from the University of Utah (1980). Mr. Clark is a founding trustee of the Utah Life Science Association and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Utah Technology Council. He is also a member of the Governor’s State Advisory Council on Science and Technology.