Feature Speaker: David Kidder, founder, author. Full bio below and more at www.thestartupplaybook.com
Topic: The Startup Playbook
6:45 (sharp!) - 7:20: Speed Networking
7:30-8:15 Welcome/Startups present
8:15-9: Feature speaker/q&a
9+: Closing remarks/head to Trinity (local bar) with food/drink specials ($3 draughts, $5 pizza/wings)
Free Parking: For this event, we have arranged for you to be able to park at Stevens for free after 6 pm! Parking entrance is located under the Babbio Building. That's the glass sided bldg along Sinatra Dr after 4th St. If you come in via 5th street go all the way to the end, down the hill and make a left under Babbio (the glass building), into the parking lot. 1st come 1st served in that lot. Anyone who does not find parking may use the River lot directly across the street from Babbio Parking lot.
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Stevens students/faculty free (Stevens students/faculty RSVP here)
More on David: David S. Kidder is an entrepreneur with a wide range of marketing and technology expertise focused on social, mobile, and search advertising and product development. David is the co-founder and CEO of Bionic, an enterprise accelerator platform. Prior to Bionic, David served as the co-founder and CEO of Clickable, an online advertising software as a service (acquired by Syncapse). Prior to Clickable, Kidder co-founded SmartRay Network, a mobile advertising pioneer (acquired by LifeMinders), and Net-X, a web-authoring platform (acquired by Target Vision). Kidder is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, and received ID Magazine's International Design Award and Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008. David is an active angel investor through his fund, Alt Option Return, is a founding member of the The Acumen Fund One Percent Fund, and serves on the National Board of the Smithsonian. He is the creator and co-author of the two-time New York Times bestselling five book series, The Intellectual Devotional, published by Rodale. His latest book The Startup Playbook, was released in January 2013, published by Chronicle Books. He lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife and three sons.