Colloquium: Greg Lavender University of Texs-Austin GRACS Development Talk: Startups ACES 6.304 Thursday March 8 2007 5:00 p.m.

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Date: 
Mar 8, 2007 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Type of Talk: Colloquium

Speaker Name/Affi

liation: Greg Lavender/University of Texas-Austin

Date/Time: Thurs

day March 8 2007 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: ACES 6.304

Host: GRACS

Talk Title: GRACS Development Talk: Startups
Talk Abstract:
Many graduate students have expressed interest in learn

ing more about using their graduate degree in industry and specifically wha

t it is like to start a company. Toward this end GRACS is hosting a talk
by Professor Greg Lavender on his experiences in industry.

Professo

r Lavender worked at an industry R&D lab and then started his own company

which he later morphed into a second one. Then he sold that company to a l

arger company and finally helped this larger company get acquired by Sun M

icrosystems.