AEN Speaker Series: Pursuing A Lifetime of Entrepreneurship
October 13, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
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.
- 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
- 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.