NOEW 2013: Tulane Track
Tulane has partnered with The Idea Village to present an afternoon of programming during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week featuring Tulane entrepreneurial leadership.
All program events will take place Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. To register for a session, Please click on the links below:
1:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Tulane ventures exhibited in Gallier Hall Keynote Hall.
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Building Better Entrepreneurs: Generating the Best Talent through Education
New ventures need talented founders, employees, consultants and advisors. Come hear how Tulane University is leveraging its expertise in business, medicine, engineering, the environment, and social ventures to produce top entrepreneurial talent for the region.
Ralph E. Maurer, PhD – Moderator
Executive Director of Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship
Executive Director of Tulane Family Business Center
Rick Aubry, PhD
Assistant Provost for Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
Assoc. Professor of Social Innovation/Entrepreneurship
CEO/Founder New Foundry SF, CA
Donald P. Gaver, PhD
Department Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Alden J. ‘Doc’ Laborde Professor
John M. Christie, MBA
Executive Director, Tulane Technology Transfer
Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA
Peterman-Prosser Professor, Hematology/Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine
Sr. Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Tulane School of Medicine
Sarah Mack, PhD, MSPH
President and CEO of Tierra Resources LLC
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Emerging Markets in New Orleans: Start Your Entrepreneurial Career Here!
Looking to launch your entrepreneurial journey? Energy, environment, life sciences, hospitality, medical technology, education are all thriving industries in New Orleans. Come learn how entrepreneurial aspirations fuel the region’s progress and how you can take part in that growth.
John B. Elstrott, PhD – Moderator
Emeritus Executive Director of Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship
Clinical Professor of Management, Freeman School at Tulane University
Chairman of the Board, Whole Foods Market
Aaron Miscenich, MBA
Executive Director New Orleans BioInnovation Center, Inc.
Zachary Kupperman, JD
Corporate Attorney, Steeg Law Firm
Co-founder, Silicon Bayou News and Gentology
David Rieveschl, JD, MBA
Corporate Attorney and Vice Chair of Emerging Companies Team at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Will Donaldson, MBA
Vice President, Market Development at Resource Environmental Solutions
3:30 – 4:30p.m.
Introductory remarks and program facilitation by Tulane President Scott Cowen
Avram Glazer is the Co-Chairman of Manchester United, the world’s most popular sports team. Manchester United was crowned champions of England for a record 19th time in 2011. During Glazer’s tenure, Manchester United has also been champions of Europe winning the UEFA Champions League and champions of the world as the FIFA Club World Cup winner. Avram Glazer and his family also own the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zapata Corporation - which was founded by former President George H. W. Bush - Avram Glazer was also the Chairman of Omega Protein Corp. A native of Rochester, New York, Glazer received his BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis in 1982 and earned his law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University in 1985. He also studied law at Beijing University and Fudan University in Shanghai. Avie Glazer and his wife Jill have two children.