NJ Tech Meetup with Michelle Brown, CEO of NJ EDA
Monday, September 16, 2013 – ( 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm )
Location: Bissinger Room, 4th Floor Howe Center
The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship presents:
NJ Tech Meetup #40
With featured speaker:
Michele Brown - CEO, NJ Economic Development Authority
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 6:45 PM
Location: Bissinger Room (4th Floor), Howe Center
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Stevens students/faculty can register free - Stevens students/faculty RSVP here
This event is open to students, faculty, staff and the outside community.
6:45 (sharp!) - 7:15: Speed Networking
7:15-8: Welcome/Startups present
8-9: Feature speaker/q&a
9+: Closing remarks/head to Trinity (local bar) with food/drink specials ($3 draughts, $5 pizza/wings)
Do you have a company? Are you interested in pitching at a future NJ Tech Meetup event ?
More on Michele: Ms. Brown serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA). The EDA is a State agency that serves as New Jersey’s bank by financing small and mid-sized businesses, administering tax incentives to retain and grow jobs, revitalizing communities through redevelopment initiatives, and supporting entrepreneurial development by providing access to training and mentoring programs. Ms. Brown joined the Authority in October 2012.
Ms. Brown most recently served as Appointments Counsel to Governor Chris Christie, where she provided strategic and legal guidance to the Governor. In this capacity, Ms. Brown was responsible for identifying, recruiting and vetting Cabinet officials, senior executive candidates, judicial and prosecutorial nominees, and volunteer board, commission and authority members.
Ms. Brown has an extensive background practicing law, serving 18 years at the United States Attorney’s Office, New Jersey district, specializing in white collar prosecutions that included corporate fraud, bank fraud and tax and money laundering offenses. Her work has been recognized by the President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.