In the Bay Area, a cluster of high profile academic institutions have contributed to the growth of a robust, world-leading innovation ecosystem. But how do these relationships work and how do they bridge the gaps from academia to industry? Join our panel for an important conversation about the strong influence of academia on innovation ecosystems, and their subsequent evolution.
Presented in partnership with UBC Faculty of Applied Science and UBC Sauder School of Business.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA - Map
Admission is complimentary. Guests are welcome but advance registration is required as space is limited.
Savannah Peterson – Founder and Chief Unicorn, Savvy Millennial
Dr. Ossama Hassanein, MASc’74, MBA’76 - Entrepreneur, Mentor, and Venture Capitalist; General Partner, Newbury Ventures
Ray Kruck, MBA’92 - Founder, Nexgate and Pointgrey Partners; Associate, Creative Destruction Lab West
Dr. Marc-David Seidel - Director of the W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research; The RBC Financial Group Professor of Entrepreneurship; Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (OBHR) at UBC Sauder School of Business
Jennifer Vancini, MBA’93 - Managing Partner, Pointgrey Partners; Partner, The Angels Forum
Questions? Please contact Deanna Salituro at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604 822 9454.