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'Critical Success Factors in Innovation and Entrepreneurship: What’s Hot and What’s Not' by professor Ken Morse


January 22 OF 2018 from 06:45 PM to 09:00 PM

The ESADE Alumni Zürich Chapter, in collaboration with MIT, Bocconi, and other leading schools would like to invite you to the session ''Critical Success Factors in Innovation and Entrepreneurship: What’s Hot and What’s Not'' held by ESADE Visiting Professor Kenneth P. Morse.

Ken earned his BS in Political Science from MIT followed by an MBA from Harvard Business School. Following graduation from HBS, he worked in in China for 8 years during the Cultural Revolution, and then co-founded six hi-tech start-ups with MIT friends and classmates. These included 3Com Corporation and Aspen Technology – the latter currently worth $4.89b on NASDAQ. Ken is the Founding Managing Director of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center [1996 – 2009] and served on President Obama’s National Advisory Council for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Ken is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and global sales veteran. He is currently Chairman & CEO of Entrepreneurship Ventures Inc. as well as Visiting Professor at ESADE where he teaches Global Sales Strategies to the MBA and MSc. His wife Laura (who will join the discussion) is a coach and angel investor for B2B companies in Europe.

After a 30-minute lecture with another 30 minutes of Q&A, please enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres with us as we wrap up the night with a power networking session!

Ken runs one-day and two day workshops on 'Global Sales Strategies for Ambitious Firms' the next being in Zurich on 23.01.2018.

Please feel free to e-mail for more information.

18:50 – Check in / registration / first beverage
19:10 – Introduction, Prof. Morse’s Delivery + Q&A
20:00 – Power Networking
21:00 – Closing of Event

Seats reservation and price

20 x seats ESADE Alumni members and students – Free
10 x seats SSUF residents – Free
10 x seats MIT, St. Gallen, IE, Bocconi and Non-Members  - 10 CHF

See you there!

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