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Shigeru Miyamoto: Creativity to Inspire Generations

Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 9:00 am

  Super Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda. The most popular and enduring names in video game history owe their existence to one man, Shigeru Miyamoto. Nintendo hired Miyamoto in 1977, just as the Japanese company first started its…

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Silas Adekunle: Robotics Whiz-Turned-Tech Entrepreneur

Posted on Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 9:00 am

  Silas Adekunle is living the entrepreneur’s dream. He started his own company while he was in his 20s, raised millions in funding, and made a deal with the world’s largest corporation. Not only is he a success, but his…

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Reid Hoffman: Improving the World, One Startup at a Time

Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 9:00 am

  Playing board games and studying philosophy at a young age sparked a vision to help evolve humanity for billionaire venture capitalist Reid Hoffman. His admiration for philosophers like Aristotle and Ludwig Wittgenstein guided his business decisions and investment strategies,…

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Deena Varshavskaya: Online Retail Innovator

Posted on Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 9:00 am

  Deena Varshavskaya is the founder and CEO of Wanelo, an online database where individuals can shop from a variety of stores, much like a virtual shopping mall. The idea was birthed in 2006, after Varshavskaya realized that something was…

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Linda L. Franco: Visionary CEO Fuses Fashion and Technology

Posted on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 9:00 am

  Under Linda L. Franco’s leadership, a small and risky idea grew and developed to become an international sensation. It all began when fashion student Antonio Perdigón had a vision of clothing that blended fashion and electronics, and that could…

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