MBA Career Services Career Sector Panel: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management
Location:Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall 031 (Lower Level)
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Entrepreneurial Spirit is essential for success across the wide spectrum of career and industry opportunities. It is a willingness to embrace change and innovation, to explore new technologies and seek out new markets and constituents.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Skills are vital for business leaders, regardless to what type of business, organization, or industry they seek to enter. Meet with our distinguished panel of leaders for a discussion of how these qualities can help you develop your career, regardless of company size, stage, or ownership.
The goal of the panel is for the student to connect with entrepreneurial leaders and understand: • What is the mindset of the innovator or entrepreneur? • How does one integrate entrepreneurial or innovative leadership into any organization? • What are the major issues facing entrepreneurs
Charles Sacco, Interim Director, Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Entrepreneur in Residence & Director of External Relations, Close School of Entrepreneurship
PANELISTS (Confirmed as of 09/30/2014):
Thomas A. Belton, Chief Strategy Officer, Board Member & General Counsel, Quality Packaging Specialists, LLC (Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Contract Manufacturing: www.qpsiusa.com), and founder of sports marketing and technology companies.
Shariq Ahmad, Managing Partner, Orion GlobeCom (Mobile Applications, Custom Web & Software Development, Consulting www.orionglobecom.com) and ProveYourself.com (Personal Branding www.proveyourself.com). Drexel Alum (BS Degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering; MBA Finance & Marketing)
Joan Winchester, President & CEO, Franchise Advise, LLC (Franchise Consulting: www.franchiseadvise.net)
Jim Drucker, Chief Executive Officer, NewKadia.com (www.newkadia.com)