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Spotlight Detroit

Blackstone LaunchPad at Wayne State University

Friday, February 21, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PST)

Spotlight Detroit

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Coming February 21st!

Join us for Spotlight Detroit, a celebration of entrepreneurship and local ventures.  Featuring CEO of Quality Systems Inc. Steven Plochocki, PLUS 20+ student and local owned businesses you need to know.

Spotlight Detroit takes place from 1 to 5pm, in the EDC Auditorium Room 1507, at the WSU College of Engineering.

Keynote Speaker Bio

 Steven T. Plochocki is a seasoned healthcare IT leader with 35+ years of experience. He is an architect of turnarounds, credited with the successful restructuring of many leading healthcare entities. 

Named Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year and an inductee into the E&Y entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, Plochocki has earned countless accolades over the years for his business acumen and operational strategies.

Join us to learn more about how this Wayne State graduate (’73), Distinguished Alumni of the Year (‘13) and member of the Anthony Wayne Society climbed the corporate ladder and hear how lessons from WSU and beyond influenced his successful career.


1:00 PM.........Exhibition Introduction
1:15 PM……..Lunch Networking
2:00 PM….….Speaker Intro–WSU President M. Roy Wilson
2:10 PM.........Steve Plochocki, WSU Distinguished Alumni
2:45 PM……..Questions and Answers
3:00 PM….….BLP Commencement/Venture Introductions
3:10 PM.........Light Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition
3:50 PM….....Two Word Startup Competition - Prizes
4:30 PM..…...Venture Scavenger Hunt and Raffle
5:00 PM ….…End


Questions - Contact the Blackstone LaunchPad - 313 577-1533  

email - blackstonelaunchpad@wayne.edu

Have questions about Spotlight Detroit? Contact Blackstone LaunchPad at Wayne State University

When & Where

EDC Auditorium Room 1507, Wayne State University College of Engineering
5050 Anthony Wayne
Detroit, MI 48202

Friday, February 21, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PST)

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Blackstone LaunchPad at Wayne State University

Funded by Wayne State University, the New Economy Initiative (NEI) and the  Blackstone Charitable Foundation, the Blackstone LaunchPad opened in September 2010 offering career guidance, resources, and advice to entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors at Wayne State University. Our primary mission is to show Wayne State University students that starting a new venture is a legitimate career path and attainable reality

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