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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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What Business Really Comes Down To, with Kate Volzer
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Kate Volzer
Kate Volzer
Wisr, CEO

Join Kate Volzer as she shares her experience on the topic of what business really comes down to….the people behind it. As the CEO of a fully remote tech start-up, she has a proactive approach to keeping a team engaged. Hear her best practice tips and recommendations on managing remotely, the active role a CEO should play, and creating a thriving culture digitally.

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Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from the Field
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Dr. Cynthia Barnhart
Dr. Cynthia Barnhart
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chancellor
Scott S. Cowen
Scott S. Cowen
Case Western Reserve University and former President of Tulane University, Interim President
Ramanath I. Ramakrishnan
Ramanath I. Ramakrishnan
Eaton Corp., Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (Retired)
Judith Cone
Judith Cone
UNC Chapel Hill, Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

The Deshpande Symposium is pleased to present a panel of distinguished leaders – from academia and industry– that have each faced what seemed like insurmountable challenges and helped navigate their organization through those shoals. What can we learn from their experiences and apply to the challenges we face currently? How can we build an agile mindset that prepares us for the crises yet to come?  From each crisis leaders have emerged who have steered their organization through the challenges and confusion, providing entrepreneurial leadership and innovative out of the box thinking in response to unforeseen circumstances.  

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Building Your Resource Stack, by Fitzergald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
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Dr. Joseph Fox
Dr. Joseph Fox
Akron University Department of Management and theFitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Associate Professor of Practice & Director

Learn how entrepreneurs can build their resource stack to optimize their ventures and utilize tools and platforms to increase impact.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Global Pandemics (Part 1)
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Calvin James
Calvin James
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
John Lewis
John Lewis
BioOhio, President & CEO
Douglas C. Spitz
Douglas C. Spitz
I2Pure Corp., CEO
Karen C. Gibson
Karen C. Gibson
Digital Health for Quidel, SVP
Laura Brege
Laura Brege
BridgeBio Pharma, Senior Advisor
Rob Painter
Rob Painter
I2Pure Corp., COO
Robert Huebner
Robert Huebner
Latham BioPharm Group, Principal Consultant
Amanda Epp
Amanda Epp
ScriptDrop, CEO & Founding Team Member

In 2020, there has been no more important, tragic, or transcendent issue than the COVID-19 global pandemic. It has impacted every person on earth and infiltrated most social, political, and business topics. 

This event will bring together students, educators, scientists, and industry executives and entrepreneurs from around the globe to discuss theses issues.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

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Building Empathetic Technology: Ali Briggs, CEO and Founder, LifeWeb 360
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Ali Briggs
Ali Briggs
LifeWeb 360, CEO and Co-founder

Join us on November 19 at 12 p.m. via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Ali Briggs, CEO and Co-Founder at LifeWeb 360. She will discuss her career path and adventures in building empathetic technology.

Briggs serves as the CEO of LifeWeb 360, a memorial scrapbook service that helps grieving communities capture memories and support and one another. Briggs graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2011.

This conversation will be facilitated by Emily Nemecek (CWR '20, MNO '21), who is pursuing her Masters in Nonprofit Organizations.

To join the Zoom Webinar follow this link:  https://cwru.zoom.us/j/91975136427?pwd=MXhBTkVsbUI0WVYyWTZybWhLSWxMUT09


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Perfect Pitch-Pitch Feedback from JumpStart EIRs
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Ron Stubblefield
Ron Stubblefield
Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Heather Hall
Heather Hall
Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Adam Salon
Adam Salon
Jumpstart, Partner, Entrepreneurial Services

**Perfect Pitch-Pitch Feedback From JumpStart’s Entrepreneurs in Residence-Thursday Nov 19th from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

  1. This session is an invitation-only event. To apply for an invitation, please click on this link.
  2. Pitches one may practice include investor, sales, and recruiting pitches.

One of the certainties of startup life is pitching.  Be it for capital customers, or recruitment, pitches are a critical part of the business. People are always eager to practice pitching for this reason.  With the shift from the conference room to Zoom, nailing your story (slides and narrative) and delivery are even more vital than ever.  

To help with that, JumpStart’s Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) are offering slots where entrepreneurs who are developing a technology-based product practice pitching

We’ll help you with delivering, refining, and clarifying your message. Additionally, we’ll provide recommendations on how to impactfully connecting with a digital audience so that you can get the money, customers, or employees that your business needs.


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Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Global Pandemics (Part 2)
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Rob Painter
Rob Painter
I2Pure Corp., COO
Laura Brege
Laura Brege
BridgeBio Pharma, Senior Advisor
Karen C. Gibson
Karen C. Gibson
Digital Health for Quidel, SVP
Calvin James
Calvin James
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
John Lewis
John Lewis
BioOhio, President & CEO
Douglas C. Spitz
Douglas C. Spitz
I2Pure Corp., CEO
Robert Huebner
Robert Huebner
Latham BioPharm Group, Principal Consultant
Amanda Epp
Amanda Epp
ScriptDrop, CEO & Founding Team Member

In 2020, there has been no more important, tragic, or transcendent issue than the COVID-19 global pandemic. It has impacted every person on earth and infiltrated most social, political, and business topics. 

This event will bring together students, educators, scientists, and industry executives and entrepreneurs from around the globe to discuss theses issues.

Register here: https://www.ohio.edu/entrepreneurship/gew