Penn's Center for Innovation and its Investment Fund
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Penn's Center for Innovation and its Investment Fund

Penn's Center for Innovation has been incubating and commercializing faculty and staff IP for the past 8 years. Come learn about these incredible innovations and how you can become an investor in the University's PCI Ventures Fund!

 Export to Your Calendar 3/8/2018
When: Mar. 8, 2017
7:30 AM
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Big Canyon Country Club
1 Big Canyon Drive
Newport Beach, California  92660
United States


Online registration is available until: 3/7/2018
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Tickets (includes breakfast and parking):

  • WSC Members: $37 / person
  • Non Members: $45 / person

Michael D. Poisel, WG'97

Mr. Poisel is responsible for managing PCI Ventures, including transitioning technologies into start-up companies, assisting the principal investigators with funding strategies including grant applications, as well as mentoring the developing companies.

Prior to UPenn, Michael made investments in enterprise software and business services for NewSpring Capital, Apax Partners and GE Capital spanning more than ten years in private equity. He began his career in manufacturing operations for General Electric/Lockheed Martin and participated in the successful completion of several commercial and government satellite programs.

Michael graduated with honors in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, holds an M.S. in Systems Engineering from The Moore School of Engineering of the University of Pennsylvania, and has an M.B.A. in finance and entrepreneurial management from The Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania.

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