Russ College Hosting Jake Sigal, Tech Entrepreneur

js-headshot-2013Entrepreneur and Russ College graduate Jake Sigal, who received the Alumni Association Recent Graduate Award in October, will hold an interactive “fireside chat” on his experience navigating the crossroads of technology and entrepreneurship on Thurs., March 19, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Stocker Center 103.

Jake Sigal, BSISE ’03, MS ’05, is founder and former CEO of Livio – an Internet radio product acquired by Ford Motor Company in 2013 – and founder and CEO of Tome, a software company specializing in connecting hardware products to software applications.

Sigal, who also invented the original ION USB turntable, will be joined in the chat by Luke Pittaway, director of OHIO’s Center for Entrepreneurship, and Stacy Strauss, associate director of OHIO’s Innovation Center.

The youngest member of the Board of Industry Leaders for the Consumer Electronics Association, Sigal is listed on more than 25 patents and is a member of the Russ College Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering board of advisors.

The talk will focus on audience participation, so come prepared with questions. Free pizza and soda will be provided.

Questions? Misti Smith,

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