Young Professional Discussion Forum: Awaken the Entrepreneurial Genius in You!

Sponsor: MTT-19 Business Issues

Organizer: Emile Davies-Venn, Intel Corporation, Arizona, USA (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Abstract: This forum features speakers that are entrepreneurs in the field of engineering sharing their experience on building a successful company. They will highlight how their background i.e. academia, industry, etc. and experiences influenced their viewpoint and/or choices they made along the way.  It includes a panel discussion exploring the need, challenges and rewards of successful engineering entrepreneurship including how some of these barriers can be avoided and/or overcome.



Dr. Larry Dunleavy; co-founder and President/CEO: Modelithics Inc., professor: University of South Florida.

Dr. Feng Ling; founder and CEO: Xpeedic Technologies Inc.


Dr. Tom Driscoll, CTO and Co-founder: Echodyne Corp.

Charles Lewis, Vice President of venture development, Arizona Technology Enterprise.


Date: Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Time: 1330 -1500

Place: Room: 129A B