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Mark Frazer Appointed Innovator in Residence

Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce - 2014/2015

The Innovator In Residence Program provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with a distinguished individual with significant success as an innovator. The deans of the College of Business Administration and the College of Engineering, in concert with the Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce coordinator, will carefully select the innovator in residence. This individual will visit campus two to four times per semester to mentor students involved in business plans competitions, assist on research-commercialization projects, meet with faculty, and provide workshops and guest lectures. This program offers participating students with the following benefits: A face-to-face experience with a successful innovator Objective feedback regarding their business idea and possible plans of action Professional network opportunities The chance to develop new research ideas from real life areas of opportunity Valuable guidance on how to start their own company.

Mark was delighted to accept the position of Innovator in Residence for the Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce for the academic year 2014/2015. Mark worked with both student and faculty teams to mentor them in Business Planning and provided access to a range of industry experts who were also able to offer highly prized advice. As the third Innovator in Residence Mark was please to interact with the two previous incumbants to help improve the program. Take a look at the for information about the program, along with the current and past position holders.