Favatas Lecture Series

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Saunders College of Business is proud to host the 2023 Favatas Lecture Series featuring Brendan '15 (computer science and computational math) and Bianca Shah '15 (management), CEO's at International Tea Importers Inc.

Join us on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. in the Innovation Center (Room 1600) at the Rochester Institute of Technology Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Preregistration is recommended for the keynote speech "From Daddy Issues to Boss Vibes: Turbulence in Transforming a Tea Legacy" and a meet & greet reception to follow. 

Event Agenda

1:15 p.m. - Doors Open
1:30-2:30 p.m. - Keynote Speech with Q&A in Innovation Hall (tickets are free, and preregistration is recommended)
2:30-3:30 p.m.
- Meet and Greet Reception in Simone Center
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About the Favatas Lecture Series

The Favatas Lecture Series was established by Louise Woerner and Don Kollmorgen, who named the annual event after their godson and Saunders graduate, Dionisios Favatas ’01 (international business), also a contributor to the endowment—which was established to promote a relationship between recent RIT employed graduates who would discuss the real world of business to RIT students. Woerner is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of HCR, Inc., and the 1989 winner of the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award from the Saunders College of Business. Kollmorgen is a long-time consultant to the health insurance industry, and Favatas works as head of identity and marketing clouds at Tredence Inc.

Gabrielle Harrington
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When and Where
September 26, 2023
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Room/Location: Innovation Hall (Room 1600)

This is an RIT Only Event

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