DC - Inspire Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Leading Innovation: Washington D.C. and Beyond

More than 400 alumni and friends gathered in Washington, D.C., on April 27 to learn more about the game-changing impact today's innovations are making on business, technology and society. The event included a reception and panel discussion that featured Carnegie Mellon faculty and alumni who are leading the way. Check out the photos from the event on Flickr. Panelists included:

Phil Bronner (SCS'92), General Partner, Novak Biddle Venture Partners
As a top IT venture capitalist, Phil is focused on identifying and investing in the biggest, most innovative ideas - those that are poised to impact the very fabric of our lives.

Eric Giler (TPR'77), President and CEO, WiTricity Corporation
With Eric leading the way, safe and efficient wireless power could soon enable the next generation of rechargeable cars, laptops, televisions and much more.

Pradeep K. Khosla (CIT’84, ‘86), Dean, College of Engineering, Philip and Marsha Dowd University Professor
Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University
A proven innovation leader, Dr. Khosla has been instrumental to the university’s renown for breakthrough thinking and collaborative education and research.

Priya Narasimhan, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, CyLab Mobility Research Center
Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Narasimhan significantly raised the bar for the role that mobile devices can play in people's lives. From helping the blind navigate their surroundings, to enhancing live sporting events, Narasimhan's innovations are everywhere.

Couldn't make it to the event? Watch the videos: