2014 Founders’ Day
Join fellow alumni for the chance to connect with the University of Wisconsin-Madison — and each other — while sharing in rich traditions and learning as Badgers again.Wisconsin Alumni Association:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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Cocktail Reception and Appetizers: 5:45 p.m.
University Club of Milwaukee
924 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
“Advancing the Entrepreneurial University
and the Wisconsin Idea”
Associate Professor, Wisconsin School of Business
Executive Director, Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship
Advance registration requested.
Badger of the Year Presentation:
Tina Chang ’94
The cost to attend this celebration is $25 per person in advance or $30 at the door. It includes a cocktail reception, appetizers, hot ham and turkey carving
station, buns, condiments and accompaniments. Parking at the University Club is included in the cost.
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About the Speaker
Associate Professor, Wisconsin School of Business; Executive Director, Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship
Jon Eckhardt is an associate professor of management and the Robert Pricer Chair in Enterprise Development at the Wisconsin School of Business. His published and ongoing empirical research projects involve the study of various aspects of the entrepreneurial process, including firm formation, venture finance, initial public offerings, the relationship between public innovation and commercial entrepreneurship, and the role of information in entrepreneurship.
Much of his research involves the study of the formation of commercial software markets for early handheld computing platforms, including the Palm Handheld Computer. Eckhardt’s research collaborators include Scott Shane, Frederic Delmar, Mike Ciuchta, Marc Junkunc, the late Mason Carpenter, and Mingxiang Li.