Join us on Flagship Fridays!
Flagship Friday is a moderated virtual conversation session with leaders representing a diverse scope and scale of innovation. It offers our students, faculty, staff members, and our great community, an opportunity to access a window of insight into behavioral characteristics that drive successful and industry-changing innovation. In our Flagship Friday sessions, industry professionals share their personal stories of innovation and their perspective of how, where, when, and why innovation is such a critical driver of social and economic progress and sustainability.
Upcoming Innovator’s Forums
Join us on Fridays from 12 – 1 p.m.
Smeet Mistry, Resident Engineer Vehicles Systems Architecture Team HARMAN International, Team prISUm, ISU Alum
David Slump, Alum Special Guest Moderator, EVP and President Global Markets, Strategy and Services HARMAN International, Innovator in Residence, Co-Founder Innovation Fellows, ISU Alum
This event will be held both virtually and in-person. Register for the event to receive a Zoom link and instructions.
Paul Willard, Airplane Whisperer of Silicon Valley and Partner Grep VC
Elizabeth Reynolds, Director Accelerator Program Starburst
Hudson Harr, Founder/CEO Sky Current
Aaryaman Anerao, Co-Founder, PeachPay Incorporated, previously CyStarter and ISU Alum
Alaina Money-Garman, Founder and CEO, Garman Homes
Narayan Devanathan, CEO Dentsu Creative Impact Group, Japan and ISU Alum
Laura Rowley, Director Situs AMC, previously Founder of Rough Meadow Digital Media
Michael Van Payrs, Principal Architect Energy Vault Featured: Energy Vault Innovation Design Sprint Team
Anthony Sardella, Chairman evolve24, ISU Innovator in Residence, Project Lead Autonomous Advertising Innovation Sprint
Ana Pinto da Silva, CEO/Co-Founder Minka, previously Principal UX Designer Amazon
Hongwei Zhang, Innovator and Faculty AI Institute, CPS, NeTS, US Ignite, Faculty Computer Science and Electirical and Computer Engineering
Matt Nelson, Director, Make To Innovate 10th Anniversary Celebration Showcase
Louis Carr, President of Media Sales at Black Entertainment Television
Mohammed Alabsi, Senior Vice President of Technology at Bukalapak; previously cloud solutions designer for Amazon Web Services; ISU alum
Sam Schmidt, Founder and CEO of Above Par Tech, ISU alum