10th Mercier Seminar with Dr. Helge Seetzen
February 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
5 Entrepreneurial Journeys
Helge Seetzen has founded, funded and nurtured technology startups for the last two decades. This talk will cover his journey from student inventor, founder, corporate executive, to ultimate venture capitalist supporting the journeys of driven leaders, with lessons for aspiring entrepreneurs along the way.
Helge is an award-winning technologist, entrepreneur, and a recognized global authority on technology transfer and display technologies. As General Partner of TandemLaunch, he works with inventors and entrepreneurs to build high growth technology companies. His past successes include the transformation of raw university IP into fully commercialized LED TV technology, including selling his last company – Brightside Technologies – to Dolby Laboratories after sealing partnerships with several of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world. Helge holds over 80 patents in the fields of display, camera and video technology.
He will be sharing:
- His lessons learned on her entrepreneurship journey and her inspirations
- How to find opportunities and converting them into action items
- What skills students should focus on to prepare them for career success in an increasingly volatile business environment