Whiting-Turner Business & Entrepreneurial Lecture: Ken Lee, VanGogh Imaging
Thursday, September 27, 2018
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Zupnik Lecture Hall, 1110 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, University of Maryland, College Park
Whiting-Turner Business & Entrepreneurial Lecture
"Lessons learned by a serial technology entrepreneur over the last 30 years"
Ken Lee, Founder and CEO, VanGogh Imaging
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Reception: 4:30 PM
Lecture: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Location: Zupnik Lecture Hall, 1110 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, University of Maryland, College Park
Lecture Description: Based on four technology startups dating back to 1991, Ken will discuss what he has learned that contributes to the potential successes and failures specific to the technology ventures. He will cover business plan, raising funding from the VCs and corporations, technology execution, sales and marketing execution, dealing with competitors, hiring key employees, building strategic partnerships, and exit. He will also talk about all the mistakes that he has made over the years not just based on his own experiences but also his observations of other start-ups. He will then wrap up with key components of what is needed to make the technology ventures successful.
Register for this FREE event at https://go.umd.edu/lee-rsvp
The Whiting-Turner lecture series hosted by the A. James Clark School of Engineering celebrates the fearlessness of entrepreneurship and brings leading technology enterprise thinkers who deal with the real-world challenges of a fast-paced, global economy to campus. In their lectures and question-and-answer sessions, speakers share their insights and experiences as well as their lessons and advice, inspiring students and faculty to apply new ideas and approaches to their careers and ideas for new ventures.