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Upcoming Entrepreneurship Speaker Series Events

Posted 4.16.2020

Andy Pflaum, Director of Product, Slack
April 16 | 1 pm  
Join us on April 16 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the CWRU Entrepreneurship Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Andy Pflaum, Director of Product, Slack. As part of an undergraduate course, he will discuss his career journey, entrepreneurship, and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts working virtually and distance learning.  The conversation will be facilitated by Case Western Reserve University student Victor Xie BS, Finance & Economics ('21). Register now! 

Beyond Silicon Valley: Entrepreneurship in a Global Crisis | Role of NGOs
April 17 | 12 pm  
Join us on April 17 at 12 pm via Zoom as part of the Beyond Silicon Valley: Entrepreneurship in a Global Crisis featuring Dorothy Baunach ('83), CEO at DigitalC, Moises Santana, Managing Director at Emerge, Yuval Yarden, Community Lead & New York Launch Team at Jolt.io, and Cathy Belk, President at JumpStart Inc.  As part of a MOOC course, they will discuss the role of NGOs in entrepreneurship ecosystems and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts entrepreneurship. Register now! 

Gerald Eheduru ('06), COO/Co-Founder, EMGE Resources
April 20 | 1 pm  
Join us on April 20 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the CWRU Entrepreneurship Alumni Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Gerald Eheduru ('06), COO/Co-Founder, EMGE Resources. As part of an undergraduate course, he will discuss his career journey, entrepreneurship, and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts working with logistics and electrical development in Sub-Saharan Africa.  This conversation will be facilitated by Case Western Reserve University student Michael Volkening ('21), who is pursuing his BS in finance and accounting. Register now!
 
Brian Hersmen, General Partner, JMI Equity
April 22 | 1 pm  
Join us April 22 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Alumni Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Brian Hersmen, General Partner, JMI Equity. As part of an undergraduate course, he will discuss his career journey, entrepreneurship, and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts investment and software at JMI Equity.  The discussion will be moderated by Case Western Reserve University student Jay Jayewardene ('21) who is pursuing his BS in Computer Science, Banking & Finance.  Register now! 
 
Mike Stull, Director, IECE at CSUSB
April 23 | 4 pm  
Join us April 23 at 4:00 pm via Zoom as part of the CWRU Entrepreneurship Alumni Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Mike Stull, Professor of Entrepreneurship and the Director of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). He also serves as Chair for the Department of Management in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration and Academic Director for the entrepreneurship program. Mike will discuss his career journey, entrepreneurship, and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts his work at IECE and CSUSB.  Register now! 
 
Beyond Silicon Valley: Entrepreneurship in a Global Crisis | Role of Anchor Institutions
April 24 | 9 am  
Join us on April 24 at 9 am via Zoom as part of the Beyond Silicon Valley: Entrepreneurship in a Global Crisis featuring Rudolph Domotor, Managing Director at WU Entrepreneurship Center, Alexis Komselis, Director at ALBA Hub for Entrepreneurship & Development, Danny Warshay, Executive Director of the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University, and Michael Straightiff, Executive Director at University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group.  As part of a MOOC course, they will discuss the role of Anchor Institutions in entrepreneurship ecosystems and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts entrepreneurship.   Register now! 
 
Larry Sears, Trustee and Lecturer, CWRU
April 27 | 1 pm  
Join us April 27 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Alumni Entrepreneurship Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Larry Sears, CIT ‘69. Larry is a Trustee and Lecturer at CWRU and will discuss his career journey, founding Hexagram, Inc and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts entrepreneurship. The conversation will be facilitated by CWRU student Massado Ngompe BS, Chemistry ('22).  Register now! 
 
Robert Musslewhite, CEO, OptumInsight
April 28 | 1 pm  
Join us April 28 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Robert Musslewhite, CEO, OptumInsight. As part of an undergraduate course, he will discuss his career journey, entrepreneurship, and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts their work with the health care system.  The conversation will be facilitated by CWRU student Allison Zmozynski MBA ('20).  Register now! 
 
Ashi Batchu ('11), Founder & CEO, MCSquared Health
April 29 | 1 pm
Join us on April 29 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Alumni Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Ashi Batchu ('11), Founder & CEO, MCSquared Health. As part of an undergraduate course, he will discuss his career journey, entrepreneurship, and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts healthcare disparities and financing healthcare expenses.  The discussion will be moderated by Case Western Reserve University student Max Berky ('21) who is pursuing his BS in Biomedical Engineering.  Register now!

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