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Center for Entrepreneurship hosts Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Luncheon with 2015 Konneker Medal recipients

Jasmine Grillmeier
February 5, 2016

Reserve your spot immediately for the luncheon panel discussion on commercialization and entrepreneurship featuring the 2015 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship recipients, Winston Breeden III and Joe Jachinowski, at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 in Baker University Center 242.

The Konneker Medal is awarded annually to current or former Ohio University faculty members, students or alumni who have demonstrated excellence in innovation, invention, commercialization and entrepreneurship.

Breeden is founder and CEO of Winston Products, LLC, a company that sells products ranging from towing products and roofing systems to small appliances and birdfeeders, under six consumer brands. Breeden has served as founder and CEO since 2004, and is an Ohio University alumnus, having received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University in 1993.

Jachinowski is president and CEO of Mevion Medical Systems, a privately-held company whose mission is to develop affordable and compact proton therapy systems for radiation treatment of cancer. Jachinowski, an Ohio University alumnus, has served as CEO since 2009 and president since 2012.

Reservations are required, due to limited space. If interested, please RSVP by Monday, Feb. 8 to ce@ohio.edu.