Innovation Forum: Breakfast Session


Breakfast Session: Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Design Panel

Tuesday, 2/12, 7:00am-8:30am

UW2 Commons

Registration Recommended, Seating Limited


Presenters: Nishit Mehta, Founder/CEO of Hygen Pharmaceuticals; James P Kimmel, VP Operations, Co-founder, Epic Seats, Inc.; Cole Hoover, Director of Global Brigades Institute; and Kamal Siegal, Chief Executive Artist at Digital Double

Moderator: Professor Bill Erdly

This session will focus on how entrepreneurs use design as a foundation for success of a start-up company.  Activities range from identifying the “starting point” for design, design adjustment and iteration, competition and intellectual property, funding/financing/revenue generation, and creation of a design culture within a new organization.