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AEN Speaker Series: Pursuing A Lifetime of Entrepreneurship

October 13 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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In partnership with the Alumni Entrepreneurs Network, join us on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 5:30 as 4 distinguished NC State alum discuss the topic “Pursuing A Lifetime of Entrepreneurship.” This event is open to alumni, students, faculty, staff and the community.

Panelists 

  • Joe Britt, ’91 College of Engineering | CEO & Co‑Founder, Afero
  • Scot Wingo,  ’92 College of Engineering | CEO, Spiffy
  • Julie Gavaghan, ’93, Poole College of Management | Owner, Blue Heel Development

Moderator 

  • Jonathan Stephens ‘12 Poole College of Management, AEN Chair | General Manager, Audio Advice

Joe Britt – Joe is an experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneur who founded Afero to re-think the way Internet of Things products and solutions are developed: by hiding complexity, Afero lets developers and users focus on their data. Joe also founded Danger where he led the design of the hiptop smartphone (sold in the US as the T-Mobile Sidekick). Danger was purchased by Microsoft in 2008 for $500MM.

Scott Wingo – Scott is an entrepreneur who successfully started four startups and exited three (so far). Specialties: Internet and related technologies/business model experience. eBay, Yahoo!, Amazon, Overture, Google and of course, washing cars!

Julie Gavaghan – Julie manages and oversees the Residential Department of one of the top Real Estate development firms in the Triangle.

Jonathan Stephens – With over 20 years of Sales, Marketing, Corporate Development, and General Manager experience, Jonathan is a seasoned leader and entrepreneur with a passion for consumer marketing strategy, execution, operations, and customer acquisition.

 

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Date

October 13

Time
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost
Free
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