Scientists and Engineers to Entrepreneurs: The Foro Energy Story
Sunday, March 29, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
SSRI-Gross Hall 270
Joel Moxley, Ph.D. & Carmichael Roberts, Ph.D.
How do an organic chemist from Duke University and a molecular biologist from MIT create a cutting-edge laser drilling company? Join the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative for a conversation with Joel Moxley, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Vice President of Foro Energy and Carmichael Roberts, Ph.D., General Partner at North Bridge Venture Partners and Duke University Trustee, as they discuss the entrepreneurial journey that lead to the creation of Foro Energy, one of the world¿s most innovative energy companies, commercializing high power lasers in the oil, natural gas, geothermal, and mining industries. Learn more about their extraordinary journey to build a company and drive value based on revolutionary technology in the complex and vital energy space, including creative financing, risk mitigation through strategic partnership formation, an aggressive intellectual property strategy and application diversification to create a broad, robust revolutionary technical platform.