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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 No one will need more than 637 kb of memory for a personal computer. Bill Gates, Founder and CEO Microsoft (1981) Television wont be able to hang on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night. Darryl Zanuck, Founder 20 th Century Pictures & UnitedArtists (1946) I think there is a world market for maybe five computers. Thomas Watson, Chairman IBM (1943) Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? HMWarner, CEOWarner Brothers (1927) Everything that can be invented has already been invented. Charles Duell, Commissioner US Patent Office (1899) Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further developments. Julius Sextus Frontinus, Roman Engineer (~10 A.D.) 2 2 Engineers are analytical problem solvers, creating practical solutions from new ideas Translating discovery to practice Engineers attack the worlds wicked problems requiring cross disciplinary solutions Engineers are entrepreneurial The UF COE is positioned: Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Collaborative National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Source: www.engineeringchallenges.org 3 Innovative Ethical Possesses Integrity Authentic Accountable Persuasive Motivational Manages Change Team Builder Globally Minded Optimistic Creative Forward-Looking Inspirational Honest Passionate Vision Competent Intelligent Confident Courageous Sense of Humor Willing To Take Risks Resilient Unwilling To Compromise On Key Issues Committed To Excellence Trustworthy Strong Internal Motivation Entrepreneurial Innovative Ethical Possesses Integrity Authentic Accountable Persuasive Motivational Manages Change Team Builder Globally Minded Optimistic Creative Forward-Looking Inspirational Honest Passionate Vision Competent Intelligent Confident Courageous Sense of Humor Willing To Take Risks Resilient Unwilling To Compromise On Key Issues Committed To Excellence Trustworthy Strong Internal Motivation Entrepreneurial 4 3 Kauffman Foundation survey of 652 U.S. born CEOs and heads of product development in 502 engineering & tech companies established 1995 2005. Companies have $1M+ sales, 20+ employees, and company branches with 50+ employees 5 Source: Wadhwa, V., Freeman, R., and Rissing, B. Education and Tech Entrepreneurship, The Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation. May 2008 6 Source: Wadhwa, V., Freeman, R., and Rissing, B. Education and Tech Entrepreneurship, The Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation. May 2008 4 7 Source: Wadhwa, V., Freeman, R., and Rissing, B. Education and Tech Entrepreneurship, The Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation. May 2008 Source: Wadhwa, Vivek, Aggarwal, Raj, Hol y, Krisztina and Salkever, Alex, Making of A...
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