Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The Duke MBA - Entrepreneurship Awards for the 2008-2009 Academic Year

We've been lucky to have a lot of (50) students volunteer to help run various things during the past school year.  Our joint success could not be possible without their efforts. Part of the "Team Fuqua"spirit.  

Congratulations to the following students.  Thanks for being great contributors to our entrepreneurship efforts here!


The Duke MBA - Entrepreneurship - Overall Leadership Awards

Bobby Brenman - Overall Leadership Award, EVCC Co-President

Amy Laverdiere - Overall Leadership Award, EVCC Co-President

Sean Knowles - Overall Leadership Award, Duke Start-Up Challenge Co-Chair

Jessica Mailey - Overall Leadership Award, Duke Start-Up Challenge Co-Chair

Anand Sundaram - Overall Leadership Award, Duke Start-Up Challenge Co-Chair


The Duke MBA - Entrepreneurship MVPs

Second Years

Stephen Dean  - Eweek - Fuqua & Law Day and VCIC Internal Competition, DukeGEN - Gaming Manager

Steve DeVrieze – Eweek – RTP Company Day, DukeGEN RTP Interest Group

Jorge Diaz - DukeGEN - Latin America Interest Group

SK Fishback - DukeGEN Women Entrepreneurs Interest Group and Entrepreneurship 360 Newsletter

David Garcia - DukeGEN

Rob Grether - Business Plan Review Project

Rajesh Khanna - Dine and Discuss

Mitzie Kim - Club Finances and Sponsorship Team

Chris Komelasky - Week in Cities trips

Kate Koren - Venture Fellows Matching

Karthik Meda - Global Entrepreneurship, DukeGEN - India

Matt Miner - DSC Judging

Tom Powell - Duke Global Entrepreneurship Network Co-Chair

Michael Schwartz - Duke Entrepreneurship Education Series

Ferol Vernon - Entrepreneurship 360 Newsletter


First Years

Anuj Bhartiya - WIC Silicon Valley

Pushkar Bhoopalam - WIC Boston/NYC

Matt Compton - Duke Entrepreneurship Education Series

Chris Defilippo - Planapalooza (Spring Business Plan Review Project)

Shalav Gupta - DSC Team Development

Brandon Heiken - WIC Silicon Valley, DukeGEN CleanTech

Jozef Krakora - Entrepreneurship 360

Sanjay Krishnamurthy - Duke Global Entrepreneurship Network

Vignesh Lognathan - DSC Judging

Ari Maizel - Duke Entrepreneurship Education Series

Adam Mangone - Alumni Outreach

Kevin Meagher - WIC Atlanta/Charlotte

John Miles - Summer Entrepreneurship Program

Carolyn Nohejl - Eweek - Fuqua & Law Day

Melanie Oberman - Eweek - Fuqua & Law Day

Steve Pal - DSC Judging, DukeGEN Search Funds

Drew Romes - Alumni Outreach

Tarun Thakur - Global Entrepreneurship

Tommy Thekkekandam - Experts Panel and Sponsorship

Carla Viana - Marketing

Daniel Weinstein - Eweek - The One Day Startup

Tom Zhu - DukeGEN - China Manager



Adam Besvinick - DSC Development

Kathy Choi - Entrepreneurship Week - RTP Bus Tour

Justin Healy - Entrepreneurship Week - Undergraduate Day, Eweek Class Rep

Howie Liu - Eweek The One Day Startup

Chase Olivieri - Entrepreneurship Week - Undergraduate Day, Eweek Class Rep

Sidney Primas - Entrepreneurship Week - Undergraduate marketing, Eweek Class Rep

Mark Uh - DSC Operations 


Other Schools at Duke

Keddy Chandran - Eweek - Technology Day

Thomas Chorathil - DSC Operations

Zac Harmany - Eweek - Technology Day

Gautham Pandiyan - Eweek - Technology Day

Xing Zong - Eweek - Technology Day and Entrepreneurship 360 Newsletter


Executive MBA

Ben Farrer - Duke Start-Up Challenge, Entrepreneurship Week Utility Man, CCMBA Class Rep

Andy Halvorson - CCMBA Class Rep

Nat Hawkins - WEMBA Class Rep




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