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Segal Graduate School of Business

500 Granville St

Rm 2800

Vancouver, BC V6C 1W6

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The Mini-Class:

Kick-start your day by experiencing the unique and dynamic environment of one of our MBA classes and pick up some advice about entrepreneurship from someone who has launched a number of successful ventures.

Date : Thursday, June 27th

Location: The Segal Graduate School in downtown Vancouver

Schedule:

Registration and Light Breakfast: 7:30 am - 8:00 am

Mini-Class and Discussion: An Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything 8:00 am - 8:35 am

Quick Preview of the SFU Beedie experience 8:35 am - 8:55 am

The Speaker:

Andrew Harries is the Tom Foord Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business. At SFU Beedie, Andrew blends the latest in theory and practice in entrepreneurship and innovation, product management and resourcing new venture programs. In his advisory practice, Andrew works closely with companies on business strategy, financing, leadership and governance, and how to create viable, high growth business models.

Andrew chairs the board of directors at Bsquare Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), which delivers enterprise Internet of Things software solutions. He allso serves on the boards of the Beedie School of Business Dean's Advisory Board and of Science World British Columbia, where he chaired the organization through the successful completion of a $38m renovation and expansion and a major capital campaign.

Andrew was a co-founder of Sierra Wireless Inc. (SW.TO, SWIR) where he served in a variety of executive roles. During his 11 years at Sierra Wireless, the company grew from inception through IPO to over $200m in annual revenues. Subsequently Andrew co-founded Zeugma Systems Inc. where he served for six years as the President and CEO from its initial funding to the revenue stage. Andrew holds three US patents and an MBA from Simon Fraser University.

Registration for breakfast and the mini-class is free, but space is limited.


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Segal Graduate School of Business

500 Granville St

Rm 2800

Vancouver, BC V6C 1W6

Canada

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