Distinguished Entrepreneur in Residence Series
Top executives come to JCEI at the Kelley School of Business to share their entrepreneurial journeys with students—providing real-world success stories. Business leaders from varied industries such as Dane Miller, founder of Biomet;Bob Laikin, founder of Brightpoint (wireless logistics); Cathy Langham, cofounder of Langham Logistics (freight services), and Michael Uslan of The Uslan Company (known for producing Batman and other films) show that there is more than one path to the top.
Johnson Family Legacy
Dr. Don Kuratko speaks with Rick Johnson about the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship. Specifically, the discussion focuses on the Johnson family legacy and how the name became associated with the building.
|IU Entrepreneurial Connection |
Based on a concept developed by Kelley MBA students, pioneering entrepreneurs keynote IU Entrepreneurial Connection day, which includes a panel discussion, interactive question and answer period, and a networking reception.
|Dr. K’s Entrepreneurial Mind |
In this episode of Dr. K’s Entrepreneurial Mind, Dr. K talks with David Pacque and Professor Mark Long about Pacque’s recent entrepreneurial success after graduation and how Kelley prepared him for life as an entrepreneur. Pacque, the founder and CEO of CoatChex, was recently on the ABC show “Shark Tank” promoting his company and its innovative new way of checking coats. Pacque gives the backstory behind the inception of his business idea. Professor Long, a Lecturer of Management at the Kelley School of Business, explains his experience in pushing Pacque to fully develop his idea for the Spine Sweat Experience course.
|The Importance of Entrepreneurship Education |
Dr. Donald F. Kuratko addresses the role of entrepreneurship and innovation for business and other majors, offering advice for all students.