The FES Start-up Spotlight Program was created to increase awareness, promote collaboration and tout success of entrepreneurial start-ups in our community. The following companies were nominated by FES members and chosen as the Start-up Spotlights for the 2009-2010 season, based on the criteria of being a true start-up or early-stage venture; showing success to date; having relevancy to FES attendees; and complimenting the FES topic area of the evening.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Welch Allyn, a privately held leader in front-line diagnostic healthcare, Blue Highway was formed to “create economic value through new customer insight, products or services, policy and regulatory insight, or business models.” Blue Highway uses open innovation to reduce healthcare costs, improve clinical outcomes and allow for safer patient encounters to advance the state of healthcare in the U.S. and in developing countries.
Lecture Series to Spur Entrepreneurial Success in Central New York
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – March 23, 2010 – Vijay Govindarajan (VG), Earl C. Daum 1924 professor of International Business, founding director of the Center for Global Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and professor-in-residence and chief innovation consultant for General Electric will join the Syracuse community on March 24, 2010 to continue the fourth season of The Famous Entrepreneurs Series (FES). FES, a non-profit, member driven organization, was formed in 2006 to foster entrepreneurship in Central New York by connecting the business community with high-profile CEOs or management thought leaders.
VG’s lecture will focus on his personal successes, guiding management strategies and bold visions on how to transition companies from good to great. Drawing on his experience as the Founder of the Center for Global Leadership at Dartmouth, VG will also discuss how to invest in your company today to influence and create the future, pulling from his book Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators.