Entrepreneurs and Inventors: Learn from accomplished innovators June 15 and 22 during Proud Innovation

Do you have an idea you want to bring to life? Are you passionate about taking your special product or service to the market? Learn from accomplished innovators during our free, online Proud Innovation 2022 series, coming June 15 and 22.

These events are open to all.

Learn more and register for the June 15 event, “From ideas to innovations,” 3 to 4:05 p.m. ET. Panel members will discuss how their education and experiences help them improve technology, rethink challenges, and transform new ideas into realities. Special guests include:

  • Arianna T. Morales, Ph.D., Staff Research Scientist, General Motors R&D Center
  • Suma Reddy, Co-founder and CEO, Future Acres
  • David Taubenheim, Senior Data Scientist, NVIDIA
  • Theodore ‘TJ’ Ronningen, Ph.D., Chair, Out to Innovate; Research Scientist, Ohio State University (moderator)

Learn more and register for the June 22 event, “From enthusiasm to entrepreneurship,” 3 to 4:05 p.m. ET. Panel members will talk about what it takes to turn individual passions into entrepreneurial successes. Special guests include:

  • Ana Maria Hernandez Marti, Founder and CEO, Equal Love
  • Jake Kenyon, Owner/Lead Dyer, Kenyarn, LLC
  • Robin Williams, Owner, Bowtie Behavior
  • Phillip Bailey, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce (moderator)

The Proud Innovation series celebrates LGBTQIA+ inventors, entrepreneurs, and small business owners who use their intellectual property to bring new ideas to market. For more information, please contact [email protected].

The USPTO offers many informative presentations, panels, and chats year-round. To learn more, visit our events page.