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Mentors page

Mentors page

These mentors are serial entrepreneurs who want to help startups.
Innovation Center Blog

Innovation Center Blog

Follow industry leaders discussing a variety of topics through the Stony Brook Innovation Center Blog
MBA Education

MBA Education

Accelerate the learning and practice of innovation: Provide innovation MBA concentration, facilitating venture mentoring services and supporting the increasing number of new ventures.
MBA Startup Consults

MBA Startup Consults

Start up companies get consulted by our MBA students to analyze their market and bring them to success. Request consulting services online now!
Innovation Research

Innovation Research

Build knowledge about innovation: Conduct scientific and practical research that leads to publications in academic and professional journals.
Latest News
Launchpad Stony Brook
On November 19 Associate Director of Economic Development Ann Marie Scheidt and serial entrepreneur Andrew Hazen announced the opening of Launchpad Stony Brook, the third LaunchPad on Long island.  It is located on the second floor on the Engineering Building.  Student startups can meet and receive mentoring in the LaunchPad. Contact
Innovation Lab Open House
The Innovation Lab, 210 Harriman Hall, held an open house and demonstration of the maker space for the SBU community on Nov 5.  David Ecker from DOIT and his assistants brought the equipment and the room together.  The Lab will open next semester for use by individuals and a few classes focusing on product development.
Richard Gelfond, ‘76 CEO − IMAX Corpora􏰀on
First Entrepreneurs Edge.  Tuesday November 11, 2014 7:00 to 8:30PM Wang Center Theater Long Island business leaders, entrepreneurs and students experienced special event featuring Richard Gelfond who talked about his journey from shoeshine entrepreneur to one of America’s top CEOs at IMAX.
Mentors Mix with Student Entrepreneurs
SBU student entrepreneurs kicked off Innovation Month on October 1 in the Innovation Center by exploring their startups with mentors.  The mentors, who are serial entrepreneurs with their bios described on the mentor page, were Marc Alessi, Amel Chaudhuri,  Burke Liburt, and Doug Whitcomb.  They were joined by student mentor Jake Schmigelski, alumnus mentor Peter Russy and high school student Erica Xerri, who took pictures below. Students were from CoB and Engineering.  There were a series of small group discussions between students and mentors.  Both found the informal meeting informative and exciting.  Plans are being made to do it again next month.

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Stony Brook Innovation Center

Gerrit Wolf
Gerrit Wolf, Director of the Innovation Center
The Innovation Center consults inventors and entrepreneurs,
enhances education for entrepreneurial students, and 
facilitates research on entrepreneurship and technological innovation.
College of Business
Stony Brook University's College of Business is a leading business school offering both undergraduate education and an MBA program. Our focus is on innovation, entrepreneurship, and experiential learning. Our students come from the local metropolitan New York community, as well as from countries around the globe. The College of Business provides comprehensive education that combines classroom, real-world learning, and research for the business, public, and nonprofit sectors. Our programs are taught by senior Stony Brook faculty with decades of experience. They are complemented by key executives recruited as visiting professors from throughout the tri-state region. Learn More...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 11:30 AM
In Harriman Hall 111, Eight MBA teams report on business plans for the eight entrepreneurs they have consulted this semester in Te...
Monday, December 8, 2014 1:00 PM
Engineering students from Donna Tumminello's 201 class and Business students from Gerrit Wolf's 337 class team up to make pitches ...
Monday, January 5, 2015 11:00 AM
Entrepreneurship (BUS 353) is offered online and for credit outing the winter break.  This three week online course is design...
Monday, January 26, 2015 2:30 PM
New Product Development (MBA 535) is taught by Prof Bob Ettl using the new Innovation Lab.  Students will have the opportunit...

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