Sep 28 Business Breakfast “Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship – Understanding the keys to success”
Historical evidence proves that most watershed inventions came from entrepreneurs and small businesses and not through major corporations. Robert C. Dean, Jr., Ph.D., President of Synergy Innovations of Lebanon, NH, and founder of ten companies will talk about the process and sources of innovation and the characteristics of the mavericks that drive change.
Thinking of starting a business, or becoming an entrepreneur? Or are you already engaged in your own venture? Our speaker, Robert C. Dean, Ph.D. a successful and nationally renowned serial entrepreneur says there are certain characteristics that most successful entrepreneurs possess. At this breakfast you will learn about the required essential human characteristics, how they are acquired, and the challenges which must be overcome. He will also speak about societal characteristics, and explain the past and predict the future of innovation.
8A Centennial Drive
Peabody MA 01960
Date and Time
Begins: 09/28/2011 07:00 AM
Ends: 09/28/2011 09:00 AM
Robert C. Dean, Jr., is President of Synergy Innovations, Inc. and is the founder of ten companies. He received a PhD from MIT in 1954 and has held teaching positions at MIT and Dartmouth. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Dean was a recipient of the Tibbett’s Pioneer Award from the US Small Business Administration and the 1998 Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the New Hampshire Technology Council. In 1996, he received the ASME’s highest award, its Gold Medal, for inspiration of fellow engineers and his many contributions to the engineering profession. He also holds 27 U.S. patents.
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