Entrepreneurship Live with Tetris President & CEO
November 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Zoom
The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at the Shidler College of Business invites all members of the UH community to its Entrepreneurship Live speaker series featuring Maya Rogers, president and CEO of Tetris.
Maya oversees the strategic direction of the iconic video game brand. Today, Tetris games are available on all major gaming platforms, from mobile, PC, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Xbox, to Sony PlayStation. Under Maya’s leadership, Tetris has become a lifestyle brand, with 90 licensing partners in electronics, toys, apparel, lifestyle goods, and more. Now with a major motion picture in the making featuring Taron Egerton, Tetris remains one of the world’s most recognized and beloved franchises.
Maya is also the Founding Partner of Blue Startups, a local venture accelerator. Founded in 2012, Blue Startups invests in scalable technology companies across SaaS, travel & tourism, sustainability, and gaming verticals. Maya plays a critical role in its investment strategies and business development. In 2019, Blue Startups received the Investor of the Year Award by the Hawaii Venture Capital Association.
Maya currently serves on the boards of the American Red Cross Hawaiʻi Chapter, Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, and the Women’s Fund of Hawaiʻi.
Maya holds a BS in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and an Executive MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management.
This event is free and open to students, faculty, staff and alumni from all 10 UH campuses, including community colleges. Pre-register for the Zoom link. This speaker series is generously sponsored by First Insurance Company of Hawaii.
Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, Mānoa Campus
Krystal Lee, 808-956-5083, email@example.com, http://pace.shidler.hawaii.edu/live