Presentation on theme: "Matt Trapani New Technology Business Development and Entrepreneur."— Presentation transcript:
Matt Trapani New Technology Business Development and Entrepreneur
About Matt Deerfield High School Alumni – Class of 86 Great football player Hard working violinist Terrible grades Education Marquette University: Undergraduate and Masters in Electrical & Computer Engineering Northwestern University: Masters in Business Career Started 5 new businesses and divisions Invented first full cell phone internet browser with over 1 billion users globally Many other innovations in healthcare, internet, gaming, financial, security…
Entrepreneurs go in a different direction from the others!
What background do you need in order to be an entrepreneur?
Passion Obsessive interest in something that you can’t put down Capability Skilled in your area of passion and getting things done through completion Empathy For your customers, associates and partners Loser Be great at continuously learning and failing An Entrepreneur’s Key Ingredients
Understanding Decision Points in the Field of Computer Engineering Software Electronics Application Firmware User Interface Application Logic Database Digital Analog Types of Technical Positions Requirements Design Product Development Quality Assurance Support and many others Types of Industries Healthcare Finance Security Insurance Aerospace Government Telecom and many more