Entrepreneurialism in Society
Peter Schneider, producer of the movie "Waking Sleeping Beauty," discusses the creative process and the importance of both having good ideas and having the ability to spot good ideas. Schneider focuses on the revival of Disney animation in the 1980s and '90s.
Katherine Rosenberg, Director of
Evaluation and Education and Seema Gohill, Director of Finance
and Development at Grameen America.
Rosenberg and Gohill discuss how microfinancing, microlending and social entrepreneurship financially empower communities around the world.
Annette Miller, Community Services
Manager, Madison Gas and Electric.
Annette Miller discusses how to promote green power and sustainability in diverse populations around Wisconsin.
Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson, Epidavros project
Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson explore innovative methods to inform, educate, and catalyze people, to think about issues in new ways through documentary film making
Ben Weston, Healthy Classrooms Foundation
Ben Weston explains the process he went through to create the Healthy Classrooms Foundation, an organization he founded to encourage physical
fitness, nutrition,developmental health, and environmental responsibility in the K-12 classroom.
Neil Lerner, Director, Small Business Development Center
Neil Lerner talks about developing a small business, business planning and issues to think about if you plan to open your own business.
Mike Knetter,incoming President and CEO, University of Wisconsin
Mike Knetter discusses the circumstances that are facing public universities today and the need for entrepreneurial thinking in financing higher education.
George Gialamas, developer, The Gialamas Company
George Gialamas explains his road as an entrepreneur in developing his own real estate business. He also discusses the necessary attitude and steps one must take in order to start a successful business.
Dr. Thomas Schlenker, MD, Director of Dane County/City of Madison Public Health
Paul Soglin, Former Mayor, City of Madison
Director of Madison Public Health, Dr. Thomas Schlenker, and the former Mayor both address most dramatic decline in African-American infant mortality rates in Madison history. The decline took place between 2000 and 2007.
Jan Nichols, HyVee Retail Recruiting Specialist
Patrick Kaeding, Manager of Perishables, Madison HyVee, Inc.
Jan Nichols and Pat Kaeding present the history of Hy-Vee, their five fundamentals, and discuss their profit sharing program structure throughout their office and stores.