ORE Seminar: Innovation and the Ocean with Dr. Sullivan, Oceanit CEO & Founder
October 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Watanabe 112
Dr. Patrick Sullivan founded Oceanit in 1985, a self-funded â€œMind to Marketâ€ company that produces technology from home-grown research, development and engineering, which employs over 160 scientists, engineers and professionals that provide innovative solutions in the fields of aerospace, energy, engineering, information technology and life sciences.
Dr. Sullivan, named Hawaii Business Magazineâ€™s â€œ2016 CEO of the Year,â€ brings over 38 years of entrepreneurial, start-up, business, and scientific experience to Oceanitâ€™s â€œMind-to-Marketâ€ business model that integrates â€œDesign Thinkingâ€ for human-centered innovation with â€œIntellectual AnarchyTM,â€ the art of disruptive innovation.
Dr. Sullivan has extensive experience on boards and commissions, including former board seats with the Ocean Research Advisory Panel (appointed by the Secretary of the Navy), Parker Ranch and the High Technology Development Corporation. He serves on Rice Universityâ€™s Material Science and Nano Engineering (MSNE) Advancement Committee and the Deanâ€™s Engineering Council for the College of Engineering for the University of Hawaii. He has successfully developed nationally focused research programs, such as the National Defense Center of Excellence for Research in Ocean Sciences (CEROS), and the National Electric Vehicle Demonstration program, both collaborations with DARPA. Dr. Sullivan served as the honorary consul to the Republic of Indonesia in Hawaii from 2001-2013.
Dr. Sullivan received his Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Hawaii and his BS in Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Ocean and Resources Engineering, Mānoa Campus
(808) 956-7572, http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/ore/event/seminar_181024/, Innovation and the Ocean (PDF)