Iowa JPEC is launching a new speaker series this spring that will feature successful entrepreneurs who have attended the University of Iowa.
The series, titled Innovation and Inspiration Speaker Series, will kick off with an initial event next week featuring SwineTech founders Matthew Rooda and Abraham Espinoza.
The event will take start at 5 p.m. on Feb. 3 with a networking session open to the public. Rooda and Espinoza begin their presentation approximately 30 minutes later at 5:30. Register for the event here.
So far, the first three speakers of the series have been announced.
MATTHEW ROODA, ABRAHAM ESPINOZA // SWINETECH // FEB. 3
Matthew Rooda and Abraham Espinoza founded Swinetech, a company that empowers workers to improve the health and well-being of pigs.
JOHN SLUMP //CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, SURGICAL INNOVATION ASSOCIATES // MARCH 2
John Slump is a serial CFO and medtech entrepreneur with a proven track record in the medical device and healthcare IT industries.
PATRICIA MILLER // CEO, OWNER M4 // APRIL 7
Driven by a goal-oriented timeline and a business-is-business approach, Patricia Miller set aside an emotional attachment when she purchased her grandfather’s declining plastics factory in economically depressed Woodstock, Illinois.