2016 Overview

The 2016 UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor’s Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop is in full effect!! A big thank you to Vice Chancellor  and Executive Director Dr. Keith Sawyer for starting us off!

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Teams had a great time competing in the Marshmallow Challenge!

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Teams chose names:

Team 1 –> 2 Many 

Team 2 –> Steps to Health 

Team 3 –> Cognitive Connection

Team 4 –> Edible Exterminators

Team 5 –> BFF

Team 6 –> Otherwise Known as Professor

Team 7 –> Gotta Have Heart

Next, Dr. Sawyer presented Module 1: THINK- Ideation and Design Thinking

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Our lunch speaker, John McGowan:

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Professor of the Practice, Dana McMahan

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BRAINSTORMING!

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Charles Merritt presents Module 2: LISTEN- Identifying Customers and Customer Segments

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Dr. Jim Johnson led Day 2 off with a bang over a breakfast presentation:

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Buck Goldstein presents Module 3: Strategy to our 34 participants:

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Dr. Stroman presented Module 4: Clarify- Refining the Value Proposition

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Vice Chancellor for Development David Routh and Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate and Foundation Relations and Talent Management Mark Meares presented during lunch:

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Chancellor Folt came to speak to us after lunch!

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Wednesday morning, Vice Chancellor Judith Cone spoke to participants at breakfast: 

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Lowry Caudill led us through Module 5: Support – People and Team

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Tim Flood taught presenters how to Polish their Pitch:

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Lunch Speaker: Phaedra Boinidiris, Member, IBM Academy of Technology
Serious Gaming/Gamification Global Leader

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Charles Merritt taught Module 6: Iterate- How to use the Lean process to build your business

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Coaches working with their teams: 

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Alumni Reception at the Graham Memorial: 

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Buck Goldstein started breakfast off on Thursday morning with his presentation “Engines of Innovation: The Entrepreneurial University”

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Dr. Sawyer used the spinner to determine which order teams would present: 

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Judges Hunry McKoy, Ted Zoller, and Sallie Shuping Russel: 

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Teams presenting their pitches!!

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Vice Chancellor Judith Cone, President Margaret Spellings, and Executive Director Keith Sawyer

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A big hand to our winners, Team 7, Gotta Have Heart! 

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Coach: Dina Rousset

Team Members: Diane Zablotsky, Gloria Elliott, Angela Miles, Shannon Mathews, Jonathan Sexton 

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Until next year!