Join the Emory Entrepreneur Network for an engaging evening with Charlie Goetz and Dennis Liotta, discussing how entrepreneurs are successfully commercializing intellectual property both domestically and internationally, and what the future holds in this area. Registration Fee: $25
6:30 p.m. | Arrival and Networking
7:00 p.m. | Panel Discussion
7:45-8:30 p.m. | Q&A and Open Networking
Charles Goetz, Senior Lecturer in Organization & Management and Distinguished Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
Charles Goetz joined Goizueta Business School in the fall of 2001. Prior to his foray in academia, he had over 15 years of experience developing, implementing, and growing entrepreneurial ventures. Goetz has been responsible for starting and building 9 new ventures to date, employing more than 1,000 employees, and delivering returns to investors in many cases far exceeding initial investment expectations. Read his full bio here.
Dennis Liotta, Executive Director, Emory Institute for Drug Development, and Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor, Dept. of Chemistry
Dennis Liotta is recognized as one of the premier discoverers of novel therapeutics in the United States, having been the inventor of record for several clinically important antivirals and associated with the invention of 10 FDA approved therapeutics. Dr. Liotta joined Emory in 1976. Since that time, he has authored over 230 research publications and more than 70 issued U.S. patents. Read his full bio here.
Steve Greenfield 04B, CEO and Founder of Automotive Ventures LLC
Steve Greenfield is a graduate of the 2004 EvMBA program and received his undergraduate degree from York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Emory Alumni Board and has actively served on the Goizueta Alumni Board, rolling off as past president in July 2014. Steve recently left his position as vice president of product development for Atlanta-based AutoTrader.com to start his own business, Automotive Ventures. He currently co-leads the Emory Entrepreneur Network with Sarah O'Brien 03B.