Entrepreneurship

Cybersecurity Seminar: Tom O’Malley: Founder, Frozen Pii, LLC and former Assistant United States Attorney (Federal Cybercrime Prosecutor) for the US Department of Justice

Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity students enrolled in CYBERSEC-501 do not need to register for this event.

All other Duke students, staff, and faculty who are interested in attending should contact Elizabeth Leslie (elizabeth.leslie@duke.edu).

Regenerative Superfoods & the Amazon Bio-Economy

Please join us as Duke Brazil presents Regenerative Superfoods & the Amazon Bio-Economy with speaker Derek Gallo AB'98, CEO Awi Superfoods.

Awi Superfoods is a "food-for-good tech" with a mission to catalyze the Amazon bioeconomy through regenerative agroforestry and superfoods. The premise of this innovative project, originating from Marajó Island, Brazil, is that conscious eating is the first step towards a healthier life for you, society, and the planet. Q&A to follow presentation. Registration required

TIME: 5:30 ET/ 6:30 Sao Paulo Time

Innovation Inside Haier: Driving Innovation From Within

Chinese firms like Haier are reinventing and innovating their business models, their corporate cultures, and themselves, becoming global competitors who increasingly offer knowledge rather than cheap labour in their quest to join the ranks of the "world's best" companies. This presentation by Dr. William Fischer (Senior Lecturer of Operations Management, MIT Sloan School of Management) offers a profile of one of China's most ambitious competitors-the world's largest manufacturer of home appliances.

MEM Seminar: Kelly Pfrommer, Co-Founder & CEO, Cloud Giants

Kelly Pfrommer loves all things Salesforce. She also knows that companies have bigger fish to fry than learning all the ins and outs of what Salesforce can do. For this reason, Kelly founded Cloud Giants in 2014 and has assembled a team of problem solvers that are dedicated to guiding organizations through their most complex business challenges. Kelly fully embodies Cloud Giant's core values and is the cornerstone of the team's drive to exceed client expectations.

CRISPR: Rewriting DNA and the Future of Humanity

Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna, PhD is a member of the departments of Molecular and Cell Biology and Chemistry at UC Berkeley, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, along with the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Doudna won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2020 for her work in developing a method for genome editing along with her collaborator and fellow Nobel Laureate Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier.

SIPP Industry Discussion: Jeremy Koehler, Dir. of Engineering, NXT Biomedical

Jeremy Koehler, Director of Engineering with NXT Biomedical, will talk with SIPP students about Origins of Innovation. The discussion will be hosted and moderated by Duke Engineering master's students. For more information about this event, reach out to Carey Rudell, Assistant Director for Professional Development with Pratt's Graduate Student Programs and Services.

SIPP Industry Discussion: Amit Shanker, Bloom AI

Amit Shanker, Founder & CEO, Bloom AI, will talk to Pratt master's Summer Industry Project Program (SIPP) students about his career and experience. The discussion will be hosted and moderated by Duke FinTech master's student Xiaohan Cheng. For more information about this event, reach out to Carey Rudell, Assistant Director for Professional Development with Pratt's Graduate Student Programs and Services.

Bloom AI is an augmented intelligence platform for client-focused teams to enhance sales effectiveness and client experience, in a simple and impactful way.

Achieving Value through Innovation in Primary Care: A Global Perspective

The Duke Global Health Innovation Center and Vynamic are cohosting this virtual event which will convene health innovators, providers, funders, and public sector officials from across the globe to evaluate the potential for achieving value through innovation in primary care. We will explore new enabling technologies and how these might be combined with innovative financing and policy models to expand access and improve lives. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

iMED: So You Want To Start A Company

We are lucky to have Dr. Anthony G. Visco, MD, Professor and Chief of the Urogynecology Division and Chair of the DUH Robotic Committee, speak with us about his process of founding NinoMed. Dr. Visco is the President and CEO of NinoMed, which is a medical device and business analytics company that provides a wide variety of healthcare products including:

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