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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship So You Want To Be a Tech Entrepreneur Education in Technology & Entrepreneurship Today Stephen W. Liddle Academic Director, Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology Professor, Information Systems Department Marriott School, Brigham Young University 31 August 2010 Building extraordinary entrepreneurs Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Building extraordinary entrepreneurs Outline My background Technology entrepreneurship What do you need to know? Readings Classes, programs at BYU Foundational principles Metcalfes law Disruptive technology Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Building extraordinary entrepreneurs Heathkit H89 Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship 1979 Build your computer from a kit! Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Building extraordinary entrepreneurs My History in Technology BS and then PhD in Computer Science Ive developed lots of software (PC, Unix, Mainfram Mobile, ) BYU Information Systems faculty Sabbatical, CTO for EnticeLabs Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Building extraordinary entrepreneurs What Is an Entrepreneur? Entrepreneur literally means undertaker One who undertakes an enterprise; one who owns and manages a business; a person who takes the risk of profit or loss.-- Oxford English Dictionary Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Building extraordinary entrepreneurs What Is Tech Entrepreneurship? Technology entrepreneurship: The creation, cultivation, and management of ventures whose core products are based on information technology Scalable ventures that create wealth and make an impact on the world Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Building extraordinary entrepreneurs Why Rollins Center? Our world is increasingly networked and digitized The implications are profound We want to prepare students to lead in this networked and digitized world Why cant our students start the next Google or YouTube? Our vision is building extraordinary entrepreneurs Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Building extraordinary entrepreneurs My Road to Entrepreneurship High school Small group of friends, coder for hire Early college Software development start-ups Major information systems development PhD Needed better theoretical tools to tackle the interesting problems I was encountering Aug. 31, 2010 Tech Entrepreneurship Aug. 31, 2010 Aug....
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