9:30 am - 10:30 am
Zell B. Miller Learning Center (SLC/MLC)
Room 214 Sponsored by: Georgia BioBusiness Center (GBBC)
Join us for the kick-off of Start-up Gauntlet, a "Customer Discovery" boot camp for early-stage technology start-up companies. This event is an opportunity for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs to hear from an expert entrepreneur, get feedback, and to network with one another.Special guest is Dr. Salman Ullah, co-founder of Merus Capital, and former Vice President of Corporate Development at Google, where he spent three years managing a worldwide team responsible for all of Google's acquisitions and investments. Prior to Google, he spent over seven years at Microsoft in several roles including General Manager of Corporate Strategy and Managing Director of Corporate Development. Earlier in his career, he was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey in Chicago where he spent four years working in the technology and consumer goods sectors. He was also a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in physics at the University of Virginia and the University of Chicago.Dr. Ullah's presentation will reflect on his time at Google but also discussing his venture capital firm, and what venture capitalists look for in proposalsPart of Thinc. at UGA Week.
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