Babson College Challenges What it Means To Be An Entrepreneur By Bringing Together Entrepreneurs of All Kinds®

Babson College brings entrepreneurs, tastemakers, investors, and designers together to discuss entrepreneurship of all kinds.

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From a patent holding inventor to a shoe designer whose shoes are worn by Lady Gaga, Babson College's 11th annual Babson Entrepreneurship Forum will celebrate entrepreneurs of all kinds on November 9th. 

Registration begins at 7 a.m. in the Sorenso​n Theater. Panel discussions will ​take place from 8 a.m.4:45 p.m. followed by a networking reception.

All panel discussions will take place at th​e Babson College campus in Wellesley, MA.

The event features three tracks: People, Trends, and Skills. Each track explores entrepreneurship through a different lens. Topics range from exploring entrepreneurial ecosystems, current trends in the music industry, to ideation and design thinking.

Speakers Include:

Track One: The People track is designed to expose attendees to the inspiring and remarkable stories of our select group of entrepreneurs.

Moderators:

  • Lakshmi Blachandra (Moderator): Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College
  • Bala Iyer (Moderator): Professor of Information Technology Management
  • Len Schlesinger (Moderator): President, Babson College

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Track Two: The Trends Track will allow attendees to get a snapshot of the reality of entrepreneurship and innovation at an international and industry level.

Moderators:

  • Dave Kusek (Moderator): Managing Partner, Digital Cowboys
  • Donna Kelly (Moderator): Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson College
  • Daniel Isenberg (Moderator): Professor of Entrepreneurship Practice, Babson Global

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Track Three: The Skills Track will allow attendees to learn by applying concepts to their current companies or projects.

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Keynote Speakers:

This daylong experience is Babson College's flagship student-led event, and pulls in hundreds of business professionals, students, entrepreneurs and interested neighbors. To purchase tickets, view the complete schedule, and find more information, please go to www.babsonforum.com/2012 or visit Twitter @BabsonForum or Facebook.

About Babson College:

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit Babson.com.

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