Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration Showcases Johnson Alumni, Thought Leadership, and Innovation
host sessions on family business, the energy industry and climate change, food
entrepreneurship, and more
700 are expected at the Entrepreneurship
at Cornell Celebration, taking place on the Ithaca campus April 13 to April
15, 2016. Johnson will take a lead role, kicking the conference off on
Thursday, April 14, with final presentations in the Cornell Venture Challenge,
sponsored by Johnson’s BR
Venture Fund. These take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Amphitheater,
Johnson events on Thursday, April 14 include:
of the Cornell College of Business, with Dean Soumitra Dutta and Cornell
College of Business Leadership, in the Ballroom, Statler Hotel, 9:15 a.m. to 10
Family Business Confidential, sponsored by the Smith Family Business Initiative,
and moderated by Angela Mwanza, MBA ’00, senior vice president, UBS Private
Wealth Management, in the Penn Room, Statler Hotel, 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.
April 15, Johnson events include:
Energy Industry in Chaos: Innovations addressing climate change, moderated by
Jeremy Kuhre, MBA ’16, in the Penn Room, Statler Hotel, 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
to Commercialization, moderated by Tom Schryver, ’95, MBA ’02, executive director,
Center for Regional Economic Advancement at Cornell University, Penn Room,
Statler Hotel, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Sustainable Dinner Plate: The changing landscape of food entrepreneurship,
moderated by Steve Gal, ’88, senior lecturer of management at Johnson, Penn
Room, Statler Hotel, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
alumni are featured on other panels during the celebration, including Decoding
the Mobile App World, with Ofer Ronen, MBA ’06, head of social/chat product