Student Launch Pad is excited to partner with Towson University’s Career Center and College of Business & Economics for our Student Launch Pad Kick-Off Event. This free event offers students a unique opportunity to engage with leaders from three of the largest companies in the area and get a glimpse of the innovative environment their companies offer and the types of candidates they are seeking. During the event, Why Innovation & Entrepreneurship Matter to Fortune 500 Companies, Towson University and other local college and university students will be able to grow their networks and gain valuable insight into the company values and offerings.

Student Launch Pad Kick-Off Event Panelists

The evening’s panel will feature:

  • Kevin Culley, Sr. Director – Business Development, Innovation at Under Armour
    Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel – gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout. Kevin Culley has worked at Under Armour since 1999.
  • Aashish Tripathi, Head of Business Development, Amazon Launchpad
    Amazon Launchpad, based in Seattle, WA, is a unique program of Amazon that showcases cutting-edge products from startups.
  • Tony Battaglia, Bel Air Store Team Leader, Target
    Target, based in Minneapolis, MN, has a long history of innovation from its award-winning app, to customized store layouts, and creative design collaborations.

Student Launch Pad Kick-Off Event Details

The event, scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 5-7 pm in Towson University’s Paws Cafe, is free and open to all students. Paws Café is located on the first floor of the University Union. Light snacks will be provided courtesy of the Career Center. We hope you will join us for an exciting evening, exploring your entrepreneurial spirit, and learning from leading innovative organizations. The event is sure to be a hit among student entrepreneurs, job seekers, graduating seniors, and students looking for ways to add unique skills to their arsenal and become more involved on campus.
Although the Student Launch Pad Kick-Off Event is FREE, attendees are encouraged to learn more and RSVP here.
Student Launch Pad Kick Off Event
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