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Luksic 101

Babson College

231 Forest Street

Babson Park, MA 02457

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The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, October 15 at 5pm in Luksic 101 (please note room location): How 2 Have a Successful Startup with John Landry ’69 MP’08, Blank Center Entrepreneur in Residence!

There are often misconceptions about starting a business, especially in the tech industry. These include "A great technology will lead a successful business" and "If we design a great product, investors will find us."1 Seasoned CTO and entrepreneur John Landry will share successes and failures that startups may encounter; and how you, as an entrepreneur, can apply these learnings to your venture.

About John Landry
John Landry ’69 MP’08 is a serial CTO, software entrepreneur, and active investor. Landry has held numerous roles, including VP of Technology Strategy at IBM, where he developed IBM’s nascent internet strategy in the mid to late 1990s, and CTO at Lotus Development, where he led the Lotus Skunkworks to secretly develop Lotus Domino, the web-based version of Lotus Notes. Parlaying his software background into tech investing and mentoring, Landry has invested extensively as Managing Director and “Lead Dog” investor of Lead Dog Ventures and has served on the boards of over 40 startups. He recently was honored with the 2018 Commonwealth Award for his significant contributions to Massachusetts’s technology ecosystem and holds a B.S. from Babson College.

What are #How2Tuesdays?:
Want to learn something really practical to get your startup moving in the right direction? #How2Tuesdays are short, workshop style sessions meant to bring you very specific, user friendly instruction on some of the most important things you need to know for your venture. Every Tuesday at 5pm in the Blank Center!




1 https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/253215

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