Fairleigh Dickinson University Recognition Reception featuring Dick Sweeney, co-founder of Keurig and FDU alumnus
Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:15 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join us for a dynamic and inspiring talk with Dick Sweeney, who will share insights on his entrepreneurial journey. A special component of the evening will be the attendance of many of FDU's Veterans Launching Ventures students, alumni, mentors and instructors. The VLV program is in its sixth cohort, and we are excited that Mr.Sweeney, also a U.S. Veteran, will be sharing best practices with the FDU community.
An elegant reception will take place on the Lenfell Hall portico, in the Mansion (Hennessy Hall) at Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham in Madison, NJ. While this event is free and open to the public, registration is required and seating is limited. After registering, details will be e-mailed several days prior to the event. In order to conserve paper, you are not required to print out your registration ticket. Attire is business casual. The event is being brought to you by Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business and Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship.
About the speaker
Mr. Dick Sweeney serves as Vice President of Contract Manufacturing & Quality Assurance at Keurig Incorporated and served as its Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations. Mr. Sweeney became a co-founder of Keurig in 1993 and joined Keurig full time as Vice President Engineering in 1996. He brought to Keurig more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing, product development and consulting for industrial and consumer appliances, including espresso machines. Prior
He has developed several US and International Keurig brewer and packaging patents. He received his BS from New Jersey Institute of Technology and his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
When & Where
Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship-Silberman College of Business-Fairleigh Dickinson University
Part of the Silberman College of Business since 1989, the mission of the Rothman Institute is to teach and support entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic, business and nonprofit communities. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the academic program among the top 20 in the nation. In addition, our innovative outreach programs help people succeed in their new or growing ventures as well as in their corporations or organizations.