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Phuong & Viet Le
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Grab a cup and sip a while! Let's talk stra-tea-gy with Phuong and Viet Le, the young co-founders of Ono Tea, as they build their creative new business around an ancient drink.
Thursday, April 02, 2009
National hoopla centers on Detroit this weekend, as it hosts the NCAA Final Four championship. Derek Mehraban, CEO of Ingenex Digital Marketing (and MSU basketball buff!) will be playing up the region's home court advantage, starting with how companies can adopt MSU's winning game plan.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Not everything can be scripted, but here's a good start for a start-up. Jeremy Schneider, founder and president of Ann Arbor-based Rentlinx, an online rental housing multi-list, tells the tale of a software developer creating a company from scratch and learning to make bucks from the mostly free service he markets on a budget.
Deborah Groban Olson
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Attorney Deborah Groban Olson will discuss efforts to combine local talent with intellectual property resources to create green businesses. Deborah is the executive director of Detroit's Center for Community-Based Enterprise, whose goal is to turn the city into a national model for locally-owned sustainable businesses. She also enjoys making maple syrup.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Social media, "tweeting" and "friending". These days, it's hard to tell screen time from face time. Meet Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Michigan School of Information. This week, he'll be talking about the knowledge economy opportunities emerging from a unique graduate program that blends information systems with the social sciences.
The University Of Michigan
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Arjen Oosterman is editor-in-chief and publisher of
magazine, as well as a writer and educator. With the ambition to reconnect architecture to the pressing issues of our times,
advocates to "go beyond architecture" and reclaim the cultural and political significance of design. Arjen will be writing about his recent participation at a conference in Warren.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Bill Wrobleski thinks it's time we all went green. He also thinks it's easier to make a difference than you think. As the director of U-M's Technical Infrastructure Operations at the school's Administrative Information Services he's charged with balancing the growing tech needs of the U and its desire to be a good environmental citizen.
The University Of Michigan
Thursday, February 12, 2009
In his spare time, Thomas Zurbuchen launches new instruments for spacecraft. His day job is as a U-M professor of space science and aerospace engineering. He is also the founding director of the engineering school's Center for Entrepreneurship. Thomas will be writing about how Michigan's universities are fostering student entrepreneurship.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
One look at Michael McCorquodale's resume and you'll wonder if the guy ever sleeps. Founder and CTO of Mobius Microsystems, he ping pongs between Michigan and Silicon Valley. Still, he has time to volunteer his time to inner city communities and support some of Detroit's most important institutions.
Michael will be writing on high-tech entrepreneurship, commercializing university research, and splitting his life between Michigan and California.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
For the 100th issue,
managing editor Jeff Meyers has stepped out from behind the virtual curtain, where he's monitored Metro Detroit's new economy, to share some of his ideas for making SE Michigan better still. Agree or disagree, he hopes you'll weigh in with a few suggestions of your own. Or at least wish him a happy 100th.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
How do nonprofits weather the state's economic storm? Funny you should ask. Kyle Caldwell is the President and CEO of the
Michigan Nonprofit Association
. He's also served both Governors Engler and Granholm as the Executive Director of the Michigan Community Service Commission. Kyle will be writing about the economic impact of Michigan's nonprofit sector and its struggle with the downturn.
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Jeff Helminski has some ideas about how to attract young professionals to SE Michigan. He is the Managing Partner of The Moravian Companies, co-founder of the Young Professionals Leadership Council, and the youngest member of the
Oakland County Business Roundtable
. Go on, click the link. You know you want to read what he has to say.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
From Sharon Carney's perspective we're all in this together. A Special Project Director at the
Michigan Suburbs Alliance
, Sharon has been both politically and civically involved in Metro Detroit. She will be writing about her latest effort, the Millennial Mayors Congress and how SE Michigan can achieve greater regional collaboration.
Thursday, December 04, 2008
Professor Jerry Lindman wants Metro Detroiters to consider nonprofit management as a viable career option. As the Director for the Center for Nonprofit Management at Lawrence Tech, he has a deep understanding of the professional opportunities they offer. Guess what he'll be writing about.
Lawrence Technological University
Thursday, November 20, 2008
James Studinger is the owner of the JPStudinger Group, a wealth-management company. James was an instrumental advisor on Michigan's new 529 College Savings Plan and is the author of
Wealth Is a Choice.
James will be writing about building wealth through and outside business in Michigan's tough economy
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