Luncheon with Leaders
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Luncheon with Leaders is a series featuring successful Ross alumni who are leaders in their respective fields. These events are a great opportunity to network and learn about different industries in a relaxed and open environment.

Our next speaker will be Kristin Welch of Ford X, Ford Motor Company's venture incubator.

Kristin is a veteran of the mobility ecosystem both in Southeast Michigan and beyond. For two and a half years, she helped lead the ride sharing startup SPLT (Techstars Mobility ‘15) through growth, globalization, and acquisition by Robert Bosch GmbH in February of 2018. Subsequently, has been an Advisor and Strategist for numerous startups, including the autonomous delivery vehicle company Bedestrian. Kristin coaches founders through the New Enterprise Forum (NEF), works on the organizing committee for the Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC), is a Techstars mentor and judges multiple pitch competitions nationwide. 

Prior to startups, Kristin worked at Deloitte in global leadership roles in Boston, Zurich, London and New York. In 2015, she obtained an Executive MBA from the Ross School of Business. Kristin now enjoys working with Ford X to validate new mobility ventures and business models and to help shape the future of transportation.

Cost is $15 per person including lunch, and space is limited. Please email organizer Marc Ingram at in case of any dietary restrictions. Complimentary parking will be available at the Orchestra Place Parking Deck (81 Parsons Street) on level 3 and above.


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