The "IT" Factor in Entrepreneurship, Panel Hosted by the School of Information Science on March 6

(February 25, 2019)– Starting a business can be a real challenge. The School of Information Scienceinvites the campus community to its entrepreneurship panel, focusing on technology startups, on Wednesday, Mar. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Woodward Hall of the Gatton College of Business and Economics. 

The school, a unit in the College of Communication and Information, houses programs in information communication technology (ICT), instructional communication and research, and library and information science. 

As such, attendees can expect to hear from panelists with technology expertise in industries like finance, education, healthcare, and game development. Panelists include Vince Edwards, CEO of Empire Builders and chief marketing officer at Xooker; Keith McMunn, fellowship director at Awesome, Inc.; Anne Larson, CEO at NNCC, Inc. and founder of NuTrak; and John Meister, co-founder and technology director at Super Soul, LLC






Admission is free and open to the public. Those interested should register here(   

Panelists will discuss “how they did it” and offer career advice to students and professionals who are interested in pursuing their own entrepreneurial dreams. Tyler Holloway, alum of the college’s integrated strategic communication program, will moderate the panel discussion. 

Holloway is a marketing manager for Coleman Group and the business manager for Your SMARTOFFICE Solution; a startup organization offering business support services, such as fully loaded office spaces and business lounges, event logistics and registration, presentation preparation, and administration services. 

Please direct all questions to infosci [at]