Foundations for Startup Success with Stewart Thornhill
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 Michigan Ross Alumni Club of Ann Arbor and SE Michigan Co-host Networking Event for Local Alumni Entrepreneurs with Zell Lurie Institute 

The Michigan Ross Alumni Club of Ann Arbor and Southeast Michigan in conjunction with the Zell Lurie Institiute are proud to present an evening with Stewart Thornhill, Executive Director, Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies as he talks about what it takes to "swim with the sharks" and be successful in launching and growing a startup in today's business environment, followed by opportunities for networking and light refreshments.

About Stewart Thornhill: Stewart Thornhill, Executive Director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, serves as the Eugene Applebaum Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and the Managing Director of the Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund. He joins Ross from Ivey Business School at Western University in London, Ontario, where he served as the executive director of the Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship and a member of the faculty, focused on strategy and entrepreneurship. Dr. Thornhill's research interests include strategic execution, leadership, competitive strategy, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship. His work has appeared in several top management journals and he has published more than 20 teaching cases. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, he worked as a manufacturing engineering and a radio journalist.

Event Date and Time: Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 6-8:00 p.m., 
Event Location: Jeff T. Blau Hall, 700 East University Ave., Corner Commons (first floor) B1590


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