“Is Being an Innovator-Entrepreneur Your Cup of Tea?” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Judith Giordan of VentureWell
How many revolutionary innovations began with that simple thought, “I wonder if…”. Have you had an idea, but weren’t sure if it would fly? It takes science, business, and stamina to take on the high-risk but high-reward challenge of being an entrepreneur. Join us as Judy Giordan walks you through the initial steps of becoming a successful entrepreneur – from idea to realization. Join us LIVE to get your questions answered! (This is part 1 of 7 in the ACS Webinars Chemical Entrepreneurship Series for 2011)
What You Will Learn
- ALL scientists can be innovators and entrepreneurs
- What YOU can do to take the journey, including:
- Learning the jargon
- Acquiring the skills to look at research outcomes through the lens of the market
- Wanting and taking the personal journey to commercializing science
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, April 21, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Judith Giordan currently serves as Chairman of VentureWell, Senior Advisor to the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance, Managing Director of Intangible Asset Finance at Steel City Re, as a member of the Board of Directors of various start-up companies, and as Professor of Practice in the College of Science and Technology of the University of Southern Mississippi – from which she has completed a detail to the National Science Foundation as Program Director for the IGERT Program. Judy is the author of over 200 articles, presentations, and seminars in the areas of entrepreneurship, career development and leadership, diversity, intellectual property monetization, to name a few. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University (environmental science), her PhD from the University of Maryland (Chemistry), and was an Alexander von Humboldt Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Frankfurt in Germany. Judy is the recipient of the 2010 ACS Garvan-Olin Medal of the American Chemical Society.
Meet the Moderator
Dr. Dan Daly is Director of the Alabama Innovation and Mentoring of Entrepreneurs Center. He has 17 years of experience in the fuel and lubricant businesses. Dan has won several awards: Nortech Top 50 Industrial Innovation Award for Northeast Ohio; R&D Magazine Top 100 Industrial Innovation Award, and ACS Environmental Industrial Innovation Award. Dr. Daly has a Ph.D. in Physical-Organic Chemistry from the University of Florida, Gainesville.
The Fine Print
ACS Webinars™ does not endorse any products or services. The views expressed in this presentation are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the American Chemical Society.