School of Business Guest Gifford Pinchot III, Co-Founder and President of BGI, to Keynote 20/13 Conference on Saturday and Present at School of Business on Monday

02/28/2013

Contributed by Paul Deamer

Gifford Pinchot III will deliver the Keynote Presentation, "Engaging Talent and Initiative in the Workplace," during the 20/13 Conference on Saturday, as well as hosting a lively discussion on Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in BUS 111, on “Sustainability and Business Education." 

Gifford Pinchot III, Co-Founder and President of BGI (Bainbridge Graduate Institute), is also a well-known author, speaker, and consultant specializing in new venture creation and innovation management within large organizations.

Gifford has helped launch over 700 business units within corporations, several of which are doing over a billion dollars in sales. He is also a partner in a successful angel capital firm, Alacrity Ventures.

Founded in 2002, BGI is an alternative to the traditional business school model for students wanting to integrate values about social justice and environmental sustainability into their business education. The BGI community incubates industry breakthroughs and innovations by bringing together a network of talented people who share their expertise, support and insight.

Join us for 20/13, a conference for students, alumni and friends of the College to share their expertise. Meet professionals in a variety of professions as they talk about their experience. The conference is free, refreshments will be served, and students can win a number of door prizes including Senior Week Passes, portfolios, business card holders.

Read Gifford’s blog here.

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