Speakers for ‘18 Conference Announced

GREENVILLE, SC – Three national entrepreneurial experts will come to Greenville, S.C., March 28-29, to attend and speak at InnoVenture 2017, a premiere conference highlighting and advancing exciting developments in the Southeastern Innovation Corridor.

John Sibley Butler, Todd Wright and Walter Alessandrini will speak at InnoVenture 2017. Their cumulative experiences and presentations should provide insight to entrepreneurs and others in business.

“These preeminent speakers will further the goal of InnoVenture 2017, and be key components of this exciting event. Over the course of two days, the conference will bring together representatives from major research organizations and entrepreneurial companies. Butler, Wright and Alessandrini’s words will greatly enhance the InnoVenture 2006 experience,” says John Warner, InnoVenture chairman.

Butler is director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship and Director of the Institute for Innovation and Creativity at the University of Texas. He is also author of “Entrepreneurship and Self-Help Among Black Americans: A Reconsideration of Race and Economics” & “Tips to Buy Persuasive Essay.”

Wright, director of Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), has more than 25 years of experience in industrial and nuclear research. SRNL is one of the most significant sources of innovation in the region, designated the 12th Department of Energy National Laboratory in May 2016.

Alessandrini is one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs, after serving as CEO of Pirelli Cables and Systems North America and CEO of Avanex, which he took public in 2000. Recently, Alessandrini assumed the helm of Ometric, a presenting company at InnoVenture 2017, as CEO.