Major Upcoming Events
W.L. Mellon Speaker Series and James R. Swartz Leadership Series present:
Chief Financial Officer, Retired
October 4, 2016
12:30 - 1:20pm
Deepak Ahuja (MSIA ‘93) served as Chief Financial Officer of Tesla Motors from 2008 to 2015. One of Tesla’s longest-serving executives, Deepak played an important role in the company’s rise from startup to highly-valued electric car maker and was its first finance chief. Deepak holds an M.S.I.A. from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, an M.S. in materials engineering from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in ceramic engineering from Banaras Hindu University in India.
Co-sponsored by CMU Tepper School of Business and The CMU Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship
AlphaLab at CMU
Jim Jen, Executive Director
Aaron Tainter, Program Manager
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn about Pittsburgh's software accelerator, AlphaLab, at this informative talk with Executive Director, Jim Jen and Program Manager, Aaron Tainter.
AlphaLab provides early-stage technology companies with an extensive mentor network, educational sessions with industry leaders, and a rich entrepreneurial work environment within a nationally-ranked accelerator program.
October 25, 2016
Join the Swartz Center at CMU's premier technology startup and research showcase.
Demo & Poster Session
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. (Part 1)
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. (Part 2, Concurrent with Networking Reception)
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Opening remarks by Dr. Subra Suresh, Farnam Jahanian and James R. Swartz (MSIA’66)
- CMU Startups & Emerging Technology
Dietrich College Entrepreneurs Speaker Series and James R. Swartz Leadership Series present:
Chief Executive Officer
After CMU: Building a Career in Technology
November 1, 2016
12:30 - 1:20pm
Posner Hall 151
CMU alumnus Adam Gross will visit campus to talk about how he leveraged the university’s strengths in the humanities, art and technology into a successful career as a tech entrepreneur. Since 2013, Gross has been the CEO of Heroku, a leading platform-as-service (PaaS) provider and part of the Salesforce.com App Cloud platform that enables companies to build and scale apps. The talk is free and open to the public.
Co-sponsored by CMU's Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and The CMU Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship
Global Entrepreneurship Week
November 14-18, 2016
Celebrate the entrepreneurial and innovative culture at CMU during Global Entrepreneurship Week!
McGinnis Venture Competition
March 21, 2017
A cross-campus venture competition for $60K! Registration opens November 1, 2016.