TitletownTech has hired Breakthrough Fuel founder Craig Dickman as the innovation center’s managing director.

The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft made the joint announcement Wednesday morning as part of a deeper dive into how the 46,000-square-foot building, scheduled to be completed in December, will spur new start-up companies and help regional industries innovate.

Packers General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Ed Policy said Dickman’s name had been discussed in connection with TitletownTech since the idea for an innovation hub started to take shape five years ago.

“From day one, Craig was number one on the list, but he was running Breakthrough at the time,” Policy said. “He’s certainly among the best entrepreneurs this region has produced.” Read the full story here.