Upcoming Programs and Events from the Innovate Network
Now in its 11th year, Forward Fest is the state's flagship celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship for business folks, nerds, social impact innovaters, foodies, hackers, entrepreneurs, creatives, problem-solvers, community supporters and more from across the Midwest. Events August 13-20.
- September 23
- Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch via WebExSarada, Assistant Professor in Management and Economics/Co-Founder Elektrifi TechnologiesSeptember 23, 12:15 pm
Come join us via WebEx to meet Sarada, co-founder of Elektrifi Technologies. Her research is focused on the economics of entrepreneurship and innovation. She will talk about starting a business as well as the challenges faced as a non-US citizen. She graduated from UW and received her Ph.D. from UCSD. She was a faculty fellow at Duke, a litigation consultant in SF and visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Board in DC. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- September 30
- Distinguished Entrepreneurs LunchRobert Phillips, CFA, and Global Director of Machine Learning & Data Science at TIBCO SoftwareSeptember 30, 12:15 pm, Gordon Dining and Event Center
Come join us via WebEx to meet Robert Phillips of TIBCO Software where he works with Fortune 100 business and IT executives to help transform their companies using data and analytics. Robert taught himself to code in Python and immersed himself in a data science program. He is a CFA® charterholder and earned his BBA degree at the Wisconsin School of Business by double majoring in finance and economics. RSVP to email@example.com.
News from the Innovate Network
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MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which manages intellectual property for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has just been ranked ninth for U.S. utility patents granted in 2019, according to the annual Top 100 …