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Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lectureship

The Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lectureship in the Vanderbilt School of Engineering is a semi-annual lecture series is endowed by the Chambers Medical Foundation.


April 4 - Krista Donaldson, BS’95, Director, Innovation to Impact at Stanford University’s Byers Center for Biodesign
"Design for Health Equity"


October 15 - Ben Taylor, BE'15, founder and CEO of Doorport
"From Mickey D's to YC"


November 8 - Relode Co-Founders Matt Tant, CEO, and Joe Christopher, CTO
From Commodores to Co-Founders

February 26 - Bruce R. Evans, Senior Advisor and Chairman of Summit Partners
Chair of Vanderbilt University Board of Trust
Entrepreneurial Finance: The Venture Capital Fundraising Process ” Vanderbilt YouTube


September 25 - Ayanna Howard, Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Endowed Chair, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; CTO at Zyrobotics
“Designing Robots for the Future – A Journey from Innovation to Entrepreneurship”

April 4 - Jerry Wilmink, founder and CEO of WiseWear
“Journey of an Engineer Turned Entrepreneur”


November 9 - Miles Barr, founder and CEO of Ubiquitous Energy
"Invention, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship"

February 25 - Hannah Chung, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Sproutel
“Empathy-driven design: Creating something meaningful”


October 7 - Mark Hatch, co-founder and CEO of TechShop
“BOOM! The Maker Revolution: How the Maker Movement is changing the world and why you should join the movement”

March 16 - Jonn Kim, founder and CEO of Geeks and Nerds Corporation (GaN)
"Life Entrepreneurship"


November 11 - Vic Gatto, founder and CEO of Jumpstart Foundry
“Entrepreneurs: Heroes of our Generation”