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Law and Business Center to Explore Ecosystems for Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

lb_russo_petejpgThe Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship will host a talk by Peter R. Russo on Tuesday, February 22 at noon in the Blake Law Center Commons. Russo's talk on "Educating Entrepreneurs Through Immersion in the Ecosystem" was rescheduled from February 1 due to inclement weather. The event is free and open to the public.

Russo is an executive in-residence/senior lecturer at Boston University School of Management, where he is responsible for the School's Entrepreneurship curriculum.

He serves as Director of the University's Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (ITEC). During his talk, Russo will share some of the successes and challenges ITEC has encountered.

Prior to joining the faculty at BU, Russo was the CEO of Data Instruments, an employee owned-technology company. He currently serves on the Boards of Advisors and/or Boards of Directors for a number of commercial and nonprofit organizations. He received his MBA from Harvard University and a BS from the Montclair State University.

The Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship was established to provide graduate business and law students with an opportunity to offer practical consultation to entrepreneurs starting new or building existing businesses in the community. For more information about the Center and upcoming events, call 413-796-2030 or visit www.wne.edu/lawandbusiness.

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