Software luminary “Uncle Bob” Martin spoke to members of the Yale and New Haven communities at Yale School of Management. Martin had been a professional programmer since 1970; since then he has become a prolific author and leader in the industry.
Austin Ligon '80, who helped launch CarMax while an executive at Circuit City and then led the company after it was spun off as an independent venture, spoke to members of the MBA Class of 2016 and the MAM Class of 2015 as part of Yale SOM’s annual student orientation.
Demo Day featured Yale SOM entrepreneurs and other teams participating in the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute Fellowship, a competitive 10-week summer program, and the new YEI Summer Venture Creation Program.
What do an antacid maker, an investment firm focused on the Dominican Republic, and a biotechnology company have in common? All three businesses were founded by Yale SOM student entrepreneurs.