Santa Clara University

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

emc2 innovation conference 

SCU's Leavey School of Business faculty members and two CAPE particpants served on a panel opening the 2010 EMC2 Innovation Conference.  The panel was organized by Dan Aguiar, Dean's Executive Professor of Entrepreneurship and Executive Director of Entrepreneurship Programs, and SCU alum Scott Barneson, Business Development Manager of EMC2's VMware Alliance.

Professor Terri L. Griffith, PhD, Professor of Management, and Professor Kumar R. Sarangee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Marketing, joined with 2010 CAPE Cohort members Aris Harutyunyan and Shashank Saggar as panelists opening the conference on October 20.  The conference held in Santa Clara was one of twelve live events broadcast via satellite to EMC2's more than 47,000 employees. The purpose of the Innovation Conference is to inspire innovation, encourage collaboration and highlight and advance some of the great ideas from EMC.

After a welcome and opening remarks from Shawn Douglass (Senior Director Office of the CTO), BJ Jenkins (Chief of Staff, BRS), and Jay Snyder (AVP Northern California), Scott Barneson served as moderator for the SCU Panel with the topic "Linking Innovation from the Classroom to the Workplace, where the panelists shared their point of view on EMC2's 2010 Innovation Conference theme, "Transitioning Ideas Into Practice."   

For additional information on the conference, please view the press release on the event from EMC2.  

Congratulations and thanks for volunteering to serve on the panel for this exciting event!

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