2013 Oregon CEO Summit

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CEO Summit, Taking Innovation to Market

Oregon leaders in business, technology and education will gather to discuss how to turn innovations into companies and jobs at the fourth annual CEO Summit, May 7 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.

Presented by Oregon State University Advantage and the College of Business, the event — “Taking Innovation to Market: Cultivating Ideas and Community” — begins with a keynote address by Dennis E. Hruby, Chief Scientific Officer, SIGA Technologies Inc.

Following the keynote, a panel featuring entrepreneurs, industry leaders and Oregon State Venture Accelerator co-directors will discuss the value proposition of industry partnerships with universities to turn ideas into profitable companies, create jobs and have an effect on Oregon’s economy.

Panelists include:

  • Ryan Kirkpatrick, CEO, Shwood, Ltd.
  • Mark Lieberman, Chief Startup Officer and Co-director, Office of Commercialization and Development and Oregon State Venture Accelerator
  • John Turner, Co-director, Oregon State Venture Accelerator
  • Tim Weber, Vice President and General Manager, Printing Technology Development Operation, HP

Mary Coucher, VP, IP Engineering, Operations & Geography Licensing, IBM Corporation, will serve as the moderator for the discussion.

Oregon CEO Summit

“Taking Innovation to Market: Cultivating Ideas and Community”

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon

7:30 – 9 a.m. Breakfast, Keynote and Panel Discussion

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For questions please contact:
Rachelle Nickerson at 541-737-1109 
rachelle.nickerson@oregonstate.edu

For questions please contact: Rachelle Nickerson at 541-737-1109, rachelle.nickerson@oregonstate.edu