Location: Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference - Boston
Speaker: Tom Leighton’78, Akamai Technologies, and other speakers
This fall, Princeton is tackling Cambridge over an action-packed long weekend. The weekend kicks off with the inaugural Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference, sponsored by Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC). The conference, spanning two days, will bring Princeton alumni and guests interested in entrepreneurship together to engage across a spectrum of speakers and topics.
Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference will begin on Thursday, October 19 in the late afternoon with presentations, a startup pitchfest featuring several Princeton-affiliated firms, and an opening evening networking reception. Thursday's activities will take place at Lab Central, a shared laboratory space for life sciences startups in the heart of the Kendall Square, Cambridge's biotech innovation hub. The conference continues all day on Friday, October 20 at the theatre and soaring atrium of Merck Research Laboratories in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston. Below is a profile of Dr. Tom Leighton '78, CEO of Akamai Technologies, Inc. and one of the featured speakers. The title of his talk will be 'Sustaining an Innovative Culture'.