Milton Chang, Ph.D., Managing Director, Incubic Management; former CEO, Newport Corporation and New Focus, Inc. on Entrepreneurship
Winter Quarter 2012 Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
Featuring Milton Chang, Ph.D.,
Managing Director, Incubic Management; former CEO,
Newport Corporation and New Focus, Inc.
Free and open to the public
Milton Chang Former CEO Newport Corporation
Author of Toward Entrepreneurship Establishing a Successful Technology Business rinconvp.com/
Milton Chang Former CEO, Newport Corporation and Author of Toward Entrepreneurship Establishing a Successful Technology Business, is an entrepreneur and investor. He was President/CEO of Newport Corporation and New Focus, Inc, which he subsequently took public. As an angel investor, he served on the boards of Uniphase (now JDSU) and 11 other startups that either went public or were acquired. Today he writes a monthly business/ management column for the trade publication Laser Focus World, sits on the boards of several startup companies, and advices entrepreneurs.
Dr. Chang earned his BS engineering degree with highest honors from the University of Illinois and PhD from the California Institute of Technology. He was awarded Distinguished Alumni from both U of I and Caltech and is currently a trustee of Caltech. He also attended the Harvard Owner/President Management Program (OPM) and was a member of the Young President Organization (YPO). He is also a member of Committee of 100.
The Entrepreneurship Seminar Series provides a real-world introduction to the theory and practice of entrepreneurship. Through a series of presentations by prestigious entrepreneurs and industry leaders, participants will explore the various organizational, strategic and financial challenges facing successful and unsuccessful entrepreneurs. Topics include start-up strategies, business idea evaluation, business plan writing, and introduction to venture capital.
For a complete listing of Entrepreneurship Seminar Series guest speakers, please visit http://www.eng.uci.edu/events/entseminars.