July 26, 2014By

The successful entrepreneur appears to walk on water, they just know where the rocks are. A joint presentation of TEDx ABQ and STEPS.


Brought Together a GREAT Panel in Albuquerque.

Here is a little about some of the panel members and a links to YouTube for more information.

Applying Moneyball Analytics When Launching Start-Ups
Bill Bice, Partner, Verge Fund
Bill Bice, a serial entrepreneur, shares his entrepreneurial journey and some key lessons he’s learned along the way.  Bill started his first company while a freshman in college, ProLaw Software, that landed on the Inc. 500 three years in a row, and since then, he has been actively involved in some of the hottest start-ups in New Mexico, including Attached Apps, Boom Time, Exemplify, Nuvita and SportXast.
Inspiring Others to Say “I Can” in a World of “I Can’ts”
Robin Brule’, Director, Innovation Central, Mayor Richard Berry, City of Albuquerque Living Cities Integration Initiative
Robin Brule’ shares her thoughts on leadership and how the Space Shuttle program inspired her life’s work and is a metaphor for team building and achieving seemingly unreachable goals.  Robin has been recognized locally and nationally for her work taking innovative ideas to scale and applying new tools and approaches to transform systems that serve vulnerable kids, families and communities including her recent work with the Living Cities Integration Initiative “to foster urban innovation and economic development nationwide, starting at the local level.”
Successful Leaders Build and Sustain Long Term Relationships 
Steve Cockram, Co-Founder, GiANT Worldwide, London
Steve Cockram’s shares his thoughts on leadership and human relations, and the importance for entrepreneurs to truly understand who they are and what it’s like for their family, friends and team to be on the other side of them.  Steve is the co-founder of GiANT Worldwide and travels extensively teaching, coaching and consulting around the simple message that when we become “leaders worth following” and have the capacity to “build leaders worth following,” we end up “leading organizations everyone wants to work for.”
Creating Educational Programs for Our Next Generation of Innovators
Dr. Katharine W. Winograd, President, Central New Mexico Community College
Dr. Katharine W. Winograd shares the lessons she has learned her and observations about innovation, creativity and entrepreneurism beginning with her grandmother who defined “ingenuity.”  Dr. Winograd, has lead the development of a long list of educational programs to support economic development including CNM’s most recent effort the STEMulus Center as part of Albuquerque’s new Innovation District.


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