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Los Angeles: John Carroll Weekend Panel: Hoyas in the World of Entrepreneurship


  • Bevelery Wilshire Hotel 9500 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA, 90212 United States (map)

The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance presents: Hoyas in the World of Entrepreneurship. Georgetown alumni have become a major force as entrepreneurs, launching successful businesses and nonprofits and playing influential roles in the venture capital community. Join Peter Mellen (B'89, MBA'98), President of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance and Jeff Reid, Founding Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative along with a diverse panel of alumni entrepreneurs representing influential businesses such as Maker Studios, and Realty Mogul, as they discuss their individual stories of successes and failures and the importance of social entrepreneurship. They will outline what they look for in an early-stage company, provide advice to budding entrepreneurs and explore the impact Georgetown has had on their respective careers. The panel will be moderated by accomplished entrepreneur and business leader Alan Gould (F'83), CEO of uSamp and founder and former co-CEO of IAG Research. Additional panelists include Chris Kelly (C'91), founder of Kelly Investments and former general counsel and chief privacy officer of Facebook; Sonal Shah, executive director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University; Courtney Holt, chief strategy officer, Maker Studios; and Ellen Wheeler (C'04), principal at Greycroft Partners. Join us afterward to network and keep the conversation going at The BLVD, an art-deco-style restaurant and bar, also inside our host hotel, the Beverly Wilshire.

To learn more about John Carroll Weekend click here.