Sakamaki Extraordinary Lecture: Why Innovate
April 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Architecture Auditoirum
Dr. Po Chi Wu is an Innovation Provocateur & Evangelist and an Investor in Human Capital. Most recently, he has been teaching entrepreneurship as a Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley and an Adjunct Professor at The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. He is a co-founder and Director of Entrepreneur Futures Network, a non-profit organization that provides mentors to competitions at major universities such as Yale, NYU, and the University of Michigan. Dr. Wu is an active mentor in the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem, a passion that has grown from his decades of experience as a venture capitalist and entrepreneur in Greater China and the US. He is a senior partner at Futurelab Consulting, and is a co-author of â€œAgile Innovation: The Revolutionary Approach to Accelerate Success, Inspire Engagement, and Ignite Creativityâ€ (Wiley & Sons, 2014).
Dr. WuÊ»s presentation will explore how innovation is a means to drive change. What are key questions we need to be asking? What expectations are realistic? Of the many approaches to innovation, how do we figure out which ones are suitable for our needs? What resources will we need? How do we nurture the innovative spirit, especially in teams?
Outreach College, Mānoa Campus
(808) 956-8866, http://outreach.hawaii.edu/sakamakiextraordinarylecture/