Critical Success Factors in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

22 Jan. 2018

Dear Fellow MIT Alumns,

We have been cordially invited to an event entitled “Critical Success Factors in Innovation and Entrepreneurship: What’s Hot and What’s Not” by Professor Ken Morse. This is an exclusive and highly valuable event where you will get a chance to learn from one of the world experts in entrepreneurship, Ken Morse, the Founding Managing Director of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center. I encourage you to read Ken’s biography below.

You can find the link with the full event description here:

Event details and registration: https://www.esadealumni.net/ea/description_future_events?id_evento=338603

*For the “Registration Mode” choose “MIT, St. Gallen, IE & Bocconi”

Date & Time: 19:00 – 21:00, Monday evening, 22 Jan. 2018 in Zurich

Location: Swiss Startup Factory. Dorfstrasse 27, 8037 Zürich

Questions: jason.baljevich@alum.esade.edu

Looking forward to seeing you there as we start off the year together.

Best regards,

Duane Hudgins

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Kenneth P. Morse, Founding Managing Director, MIT Entrepreneurship Center [1996 – 2009] and Visiting Professor, ESADE Business School, Barcelona

Ken Morse is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and global sales veteran, and is currently Chairman & CEO of Entrepreneurship Ventures Inc. www.entven.com

Ken is the Founding Managing Director of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center [1996-2009] and has been a Visiting Professor at ESADE Business School in Barcelona since 2009, where he teaches MBAs “Global Sales Strategies” and The MSc “Getting your Beachhead Customers.”

Following graduation from MIT with a BS in Political Science and an MBA from Harvard Business School, Ken co-founded six tech startups with MIT friends and classmates, all of which went global. Five did well; one was a disaster. He is a thought leader in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Global Sales. He has been active for 40+ years commercializing novel technologies, and bringing inventions from lab to market.

Ken was Managing Director of AspenTech Europe 1992-1996 when he opened their Basel office.

Ken’s 1-day and two day workshops on “Global Sales Strategies for Ambitious Firms” enable companies to significantly improve their performance against a tsunami of global competition. He guarantees CEOs who participate will:

  • Shorten their sales cycle
  • Reduce the uncertainty in their sales pipeline
  • Increase the average order size
  • Improve their recruiting of “A” sales managers, and reduce turnover.

The next sales seminar in Zurich is 23 January: www.entvenswitzerland.com

Ken is on the Board of Advisors and an angel investor in several ambitious young, fast growing firms in Boston, Quebec, Europe, and beyond. He is a popular, engaging speaker who consistently earns high audience ratings.

Ken is a Disruptive Innovation Advisor to Telefonica and other major firms, and served on President Obama’s National Advisory Council for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE, Washington) which launched Startup America and the JOBS Act, and where he chaired the sub-committee on Advanced Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing.

The title of Ken’s upcoming talk is:

“Critical Success Factors in Innovation & Entrepreneurship: What’s Hot and What’s Not”

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