PIVOT 2016

WHEN: Wednesday, November 16th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

WHERE: Launch Fishers (12175 Visionary Way, Fishers, IN 46038)

About PIVOT 2016

PIVOT is an innovative, Indiana-based conference for entrepreneurs, business professionals and community leaders looking to leap ahead and grow their organization. Sessions will include topics such as sales, entrepreneurship, technology, innovation, and much more!

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Kicking off at 10:00 AM with a message from Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness, PIVOT 2016 will feature the perfect mix of keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions and fun!  Designed to help you prepare for the future of technology, each session is around 20-30 min. in length and packed full of information.

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Featured Speakers

PIVOT 2016 has an incredible lineup of speakers who are sure to educate and inspire leaders to LEAP ahead!  Take a look at some of the featured presenters below.

Michael Goldsby

Michael Goldsby, Dept of Marketing & Management

Michael G. Goldsby, is the Chief Entrepreneurship Officer, Executive Director of the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, the Stoops Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Management, and Director Emeritus of the Entrepreneurship Center and Program at Ball State University. He teaches creativity, innovation, and design in the university’s nationally-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs in entrepreneurship. Goldsby is a prolific scholar, having authored 35 refereed journal articles. He writes on design and innovation in the entrepreneurial process. His research has been cited in many national and international media outlets, and he is the co-author of Innovation Acceleration (Prentice Hall) and the forthcoming Design Centered Entrepreneurship (Routledge).

Goldsby holds degrees in business, economics, and strategic management from Indiana University, Indiana State University, and Virginia Tech. He is a board member on many management professional organizations and served as a board member of the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), from which he received a Distinguished Service Award. His current research interests focus on opportunity recognition and development, design, innovation, and applied creativity. He also is a frequent speaker and consultant.

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