Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Past Judges

2011 Judges:

Rush Bartlett PhD Student, Entrepreneur & Successful Business Plan Competitor
Michael Cloran Serial Entrepreneur & Founder of Developer Town.
John Daniluck Intellectual Property Attorney & Bingham McHale, LLP Partner
Elizabeth (Libby) Hart-Wells Assistant VP & Director of Purdue's Office of Technology Commercialization
Oscar Moralez Managing Director of StepStone Business Partners & StepStone Angels
Ben Wehner Equipment Account Manager for Otis Elevator Company


2011 Judges:

Christopher Beltran Vice President or Product Development and Research at Passageways, LLC.
Maria Marshall Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Specialist in small business development.
Stephen Kempf Branch Manager for Otis Elevator Inc
Gail Koehler Executive Vice President for Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union
Stephen Rost Associate from Bose McKinney & Evans, LLP with the Intellectual Property Group


2009 Judges:
Amy Millman President and Founder of Washington, D.C.-based Springboard Enterprises
Bruce Kidd Senior Vice President at Walker Information 
Stephen Kempf Branch Manager for Otis Elevator Inc. 
Julie Goonewardene Director of Business Development for the Purdue Research Foundation and Discovery Park
Byron Pipes John Leighton Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Purdue 


2008 Judges:
Martin Jischke Retired as Purdue University's 10th President in July 2007
Bruce Kidd Director of Entrepreneurship and Small Business for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Stephen Kempf Branch Manager for Otis Elevator Company
Jeff Kirk Associate with law firm Bose McKinney and Evans LLP
Stacie Porter Bilger Director of University Relations for the Indiana Venture Center


2007 Judges:
Peter Augustine  Branch Manager for Otis Elevator Company
Jim Beall President of The Plan Consulting Group
Susan Davis Regional Director of the Small Business Development Center
Jeff Kirk Attorney, business services and sci-tech practice groups, Bose McKinney LLP
Tim Peoples Director of Purdue Technology Centers


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