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MEDIA ADVISORY - October 10, 2014: Incubate USC presents the Inaugural USC Innovation Forum

Press Release
CONTACT: Robert Perkins - 213-740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu
October 10, 2014 —


WHAT: The 2014 inaugural USC Innovation Forum, a Los Angeles Innovation Week event that will offer a glimpse into USC’s innovation ecosystem.
WHEN: October 10, from 3 to 7 p.m. Details and a full schedule can be found online at http://www.incubateusc.org/
WHO: Speakers include:

- Jeff Stibel, chairman and CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibilility Corporation
- Lute Maleki, cofounder, president, and CEO of OEwaves, Inc.
- Ali Khoshgozaran, business, technology and strategy leader at Tilofy
- Rohan Gupta, managing director of GFO Ventures
- Prashant Samant – Founder and CEO :: D-Health
- Jared Goodner, - Founder and CEO :: D-Health

The Blackstone Foundation
Viterbi School of Engineering
Annenberg Innovation Lab
WHERE: The Annenberg Innovation Lab at The Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (ASC), room 104
3502 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90007
PARKING: Print reporters are encouraged to park in Parking Structure X, off of Figueroa Street at McCarthy Way (enter via Gate 3). Broadcast trucks can park in yellow zones along West 34th Street.
WHY: Get a glimpse into USC’s innovation ecosystem and engage with academic, programmatic, and industry leaders on questions including:

- How can USC better nurture innovation in LA?
- How can USC and LA’s creativity economy collaborate more effectively?
- What is education’s role in the new world of innovation?

Join luminaries from industry and academia for panel discussions and pitch sessions followed by a cocktail hour.



This press release is available on the USC Press Room website.

About the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Engineering Studies began at the University of Southern California in 1905. Nearly a century later, the Viterbi School of Engineering received a naming gift in 2004 from alumnus Andrew J. Viterbi, inventor of the Viterbi algorithm now key to cell phone technology and numerous data applications. Consistently ranked among the top graduate programs in the world, the school enrolls more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students, taught by 174 tenured and tenure-track faculty, with 60 endowed chairs and professorships. http://viterbi.usc.edu

Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu