Panel Discussion: Getting From Here to There
Pace University’s Entrepreneurship Lab is hosting a dynamic Panel: Getting From Here to There
Thursday, November 15th 2018
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
One Pace Plaza
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Registration & Reception
6:00 pm - 6:15 pm Welcome & Introduction
6:15 pm - 7:00 pm Panel Discussion
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Audience Q&A
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Networking
Prof. Bruce Bachenheimer will moderate a panel discussion on "How to Get From Here to There." Meet and hear successful entrepreneurs and alumni talk about achieving success.
Free and open to public. Prior registration is required. Food and beverage will be served!
Prof. Bruce Bachenheimer is a Clinical Professor of Management and Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Lab at Pace University. He is an Emeritus Board Member and past Chair of the New York City Chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum and has served on the organization’s Global Board. He has been widely quoted in a variety of domestic and international publications, interviewed on radio and television and has spoken on entrepreneurship at numerous organizations, including the United Nations and U.S. Department of State. He began his career in investment banking and worked for global corporations and new ventures, conducting business in over two dozen countries. He founded Annapolis Maritime Corp. and Co-Founded StockCentral Australia.
Jenny Watzka, Business Strategist at, www.jennywatzka.com
Jenny is a business strategist to (online) entrepreneurs who want more out of life and business. Entrepreneurs who are passionate about their biz but at the same time know that it could be even better: bigger, more efficient, more aligned with their vision or whatever seems to be the missing link. Previously Jenny worked for major corporate consulting firms like KPMG and E&Y. Even though she quit her very successful (yet unfulfilling) corporate career she learned a great deal about what makes a successful business, having worked with hundreds of businesses, learning all about strategy, building and scaling your business, communication, financing, being an innovator and building a team. Jenny holds a Master’s Degree from St Andrews University in Corporate Finance. From day one of starting her online business she is living the dream life of being location independent, traveling to the most beautiful places and taking her business with her.
Alexa McKenna, Consultant, Deloitte
Alexa McKenna is a consultant in Deloitte’s Financial Technology practice, which creates technology-based solutions for global clients across the banking and capital markets industries. Alexa uses her knowledge of both technology and business to aid in development of various software solutions. Currently, she is the client relationship manager for a newly developed data extraction platform that uses AI-enabled automation. Her previous work experience includes business development, product development, and agile development, for media marketing companies and various tech start-ups. Alexa also possesses a marketing and digital media background. In the past, she has completed market research for mobile apps, virtual reality, and voice recognition technology. Alexa holds a BBA from Pace University-Manhattan in Entrepreneurship, Summa Cum Laude. She is a former eLab Dezer Fellow and Pace Pitch Contest winner.
Sam Bobley, CEO, Ocrolus
Trained to be an entrepreneur since childhood, Sam began building Ocrolus in his parents’ kitchen immediately upon graduating from the University of South Carolina. Under Sam’s leadership, the Company has grown into an international organization, analyzing millions of data points every day for hundreds of customers. Along the way, Sam authored a patent application and led fundraising efforts at every level- from friends and family to angel investor groups to institutional investors. Outside of the office, Sam is known for his ball handling skills on the basketball court and wicked forehand on the ping pong table.