Pacific Northwest Badger Entrepreneurship Forum

February 21 - 5:30PM - 8:00PM
Law Firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 701 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA
Cost: Free

Boost your business plan

Starting and running your own business is not easy. Fortunately, you’ve got fellow Badgers on your side.

Join the Pacific Northwest Badger Entrepreneurship Forum to meet current and aspiring Badger entrepreneurs in the Seattle area. This event will include a professional networking reception followed by an informational program featuring Badgers who have found significant success in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The evening’s speakers will include:

  • Erik Iverson — Managing director of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) with more than 20 years of executive experience leading organizations committed to entrepreneurial efforts that positively impact people worldwide.
  • Mark Reinstra, ’88 — A corporate and securities attorney for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR), who also teaches new venture finance at Stanford Law School and UC Berkeley School of Law.
  • David Smukowski ’78 — Founder and former CEO of multiple successful global technology companies, former senior executive at Boeing, and former environmental lobbyist and advisor to the White House and Department of Defense.
  • Professor Gurindar Sohi — An award-winning researcher and engineer, chair of the UW–Madison Department of Computer Sciences, and inventor of the processing technology used in most Intel and Apple chips.

Registration is required by February 13.

This event is being hosted in partnership with WARF and WSGR.

Questions about this event? Contact Jeff Wendorf.

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