Stata Center, 32 Vassar St
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

The MIT Enterprise Forum presents a fireside chat on how entrepreneurship is born - and how it can be passed from parent to progeny and from mentor to mentee. The speakers:

* George Hatsopoulos, founder and chairman emeritus of Thermo Electron Corporation (now Thermo Fisher Scientific), which he managed from inception through its growth to become a multi-billion-dollar pillar of the Boston business community

* His daughter Marina Hatsopoulos, founding CEO of Z Corporation, which was sold in 2005 for multiples of revenue

* Gabriel Schmergel, former president and CEO of Genetics Institute Inc., a biopharma pioneer acquired by Wyeth in 1996

* His son Greg Schmergel, serial entrepreneur and co-founder, president & CEO of Nantero, a groundbreaking nanotechnology company

* Moderator: Doug Banks, Editor, Mass High Tech

Forum members $20, non-members $30. More information here.

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Added by barbaraheffner on May 16, 2008