Meet the CEO of TopGolf, the purveyor of golf and entertainment in 56 locations world-wide. With more than 13 million guests/year and 35,000 guests per day/location, engage in a trends conversation about sports, entertainment, music and business.
Join the conversation with the woman tackling the hardest problem in the corporate world: Achieving substantive sustainability and diversity goals while maintaining competitive business metrics.
This alumnus wants to share his story of starting at Lewis & Clark and becoming the NBA’s Senior Creative Director, where he helps merge traditional pop culture with the NBA’s global brand
Meet a Portland Business Journal reporter who just returned from Columbia University’s journalism school and will discuss what it is like to be a reporter in Portland.
Meet the Director, Head of Labs at WeWork who is a community leader and claims that spreadsheets are his super power and sneakers his kryptonite.
Learn from an alumna how she uses virtual and augmented reality to make ideas more meaningful, and potentially change how we think and work.
Listen to stories from a liberal arts graduate who went from working at Nike to engaging with the start-up ecosystem and listening to hundreds of pitches a year.
Artists, writers, performers (and everyone else): How do you market your skillset in this gig economy so it shows value and builds trust with potential/existing clients? Social media expert, business advisor and artist, Rebecca Shapiro, will discuss the fundamentals for strategically creating branded and meaningful content.
Meet the former CEO of Dave’s Killer Bread who started by wrapping muffins in the bakery, rose to build and sell a popular brand, and now advocates for a better understanding of the broad benefits of working with the underserved.
Is Winterim right for you? Come learn why you need no entrepreneurship background for the opportunity to problem solve and network with passionate community/business leaders. Free pizzakindly provided by Juan Barraza of PSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship who will discuss Winterim’s two new $2,500 prizes.
A serial life science entrepreneur with a penchant for using technology to provide health care in remote places, Patti recently developed a low cost, fast and simple diagnostic test for malaria and sickle cell anemia in developing countries.