Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

GT Courtesy Listing

Title:

From the Benchtop to the Balance Sheet: Transitioning from Technology to Business

Speaker:

Dr. Kurt Jacobus

Affiliation:

Chairman and CEO of MedShape Solutions

When:

Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 11:00:00 AM

Where:

IBB Building, Room 1128

Host:

Tiffany L. Chen
tiffany.chen@gatech.edu

Abstract

This is a LIFE (Learning About Industry From Experts) Seminar. We do not have an abstract of Dr. Jacobus' talk.


Biography

Kurt is Chairman and CEO of MedShape Solutions, a growth stage orthopedic medical device company located in Atlanta. He is a 1993 graduate of Georgia Tech’s Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. In 1999 he received a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois. Kurt spent five years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company focusing on the development of growth businesses for start-up to Fortune 500 clients. He has over 10 years of early stage company experience, leading or supporting the start of over a dozen new businesses.

Notes

Refreshments will be served.