Jeff Tucker 

Senior Program Manager

Jeff Tucker serves as Senior Program Manager for the Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3). Prior to joining IN3, he served as Senior Program Manager at Viavi Solutions (formerly JDSU) where he oversaw the management of a wide array of projects including new product development efforts focused on delivering test solutions to the Telecom and Cable TV industries as well as acquisition integrations, information technology introductions and process improvements.

He has more than 20 years of experience in program management. He spent significant time with the Department of Defense as a project manager at Naval Avionics Center as well as working as a defense contractor with Raytheon Technical Services Company managing several efforts in avionics, support equipment and the V-22 program. Tucker started his career as a design engineer for McDonnell Douglas.

Tucker received a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Illinois.  He also earned a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is an avid sports fan and has experience playing, coaching, and attending all types of sports/sporting events along with his family.