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College of Business

I4IE : Speaker Series

“Innovation, Intellectual Property and Commercialization", May 29, 2014, CWU Ellensburg Campus, Shaw-Smyser building room 115. Featured speaker: David Greenslade, Technology Commercialization Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/Battelle, Richland, WA.

Entrepreneurship Development and Finding a Better Way Through Innovation, October 17, 2013. Featured speaker: Vince Bryan, II, MD, Retired Neurosurgeon (Seattle) • Inventor • Owner, Cave B Estate Winery (Quincy), "Is There a Better Way? INNOVATION" (From the Artificial Spinal Disc to the Apple Harvesting Machine and Flying Fish). Watch the streaming video of the presentation.

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Role of Angel Investing, April 4, 2013. Speaker: Liz Marchi, Coordinator, Frontier Angel Fund, LLC (Montana), Member, Montana Governor’s Economic Advisory Council. Watch the streaming video of the presentation.

Starting and Growing a Business—Following Your Passion and Creating the Magic, February 14, 2013.  Speaker:  Roland (Sandy) Wheeler. Watch the streaming video of the presentation.

Starting and Growing a Global Business—From Cle Elum, Washington, February 29, 2012.  Dr. Patricia Galloway, CEO, and Dr. Kris Nielsen, Chairman and President, Pegasus-Global Holdings, Inc. (Cle Elum, WA). Watch the streaming video of the presentation.

Innovation and Venture Capital--Where and How They Meet, November 16, 2011. John West, Professor of Chemistry, Kent State University Dennis Weston, Senior Managing Director, Fluke Venture Partners (Bellevue, WA)

What Does it Take for Innovation and Entrepreneurship?, April 26, 2011.
Warren Van Genderen, Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist (Jackson, WY)
Craig Ferrell, Entrepreneur and President, Bio-Gas Technologies, LLC (Lynnwood, WA)