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Entrepreneurship: Global to Local

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In Person
During GEW

Registration begins at 4pm

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM 


Entrepreneurship: Global to Local - Entrepreneurs, esteemed researchers and global social changemakers discuss how entrepreneurship looks on both the global and national levels as well as how it impacts us right here in Arizona.

  • Ward Andrews, CEO of Drawbackwards, founding anchor member at Gangplank and serial entrepreneur
  • Jessica Bishop, founder and CEO, Klink Mobile 
  • Steve Haase, co-founder, Think Global Institute
  • Philip Lechter, co-founder, Pay Your Family First  
  • Sidnee Peck, director of entrepreneurial initiatives, W. P. Carey School of Business
  • Amy Scerra, co-founder, Think Global Institute
  • Angela Totman, CEO, Pay Your Family First

Presented by the W. P. Carey School of Business and Think Global Institute.

Intermission Reception: 6:00 - 6:30 PM

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM 

Local startup founders, including ASU students, faculty and alumni, discuss their experiences and lessons learned.

Panel 1: Emerging Founders

  • Adam Brown, Pollen-Tech
  • Erica Forzani, Breezing
  • Kevin Goldman, 29th Drive

Panel 2: Female Founders

  • Lauren Bailey, Upward Projects                
  • Trish Bear, i-ology
  • Cynthia Valenzuela, KVZ Sports                                
  • Clarizza Watson, SiO2                                     

Panel 3: $50 Million+ Club Founders

  • Eric Crown, Insight Enterprises/AZCrown
  • Stephan Johnston, HealthTell
  • Mike Kozicki, Axon
  • Stuart Lindsay, Molecular Imaging

Presented by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona Technology Enterprises, ASU Foundation and ASU Alumni Association.


  • When: Registration begins at 4pm. 1st half: 4:30-6pm. 2nd half: 6:30-8:30pm
  • Start: 19 November 2013
  • End: 19 November 2013 23:59
Arizona State Memorial Union


301 Orange Mall
85251 Tempe, AZ

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