Those who missed my seminar on Entrepreneurship


Those of you couldn’t make the Strayer University IT/ Entrepreneurs Club Seminar on Entrepreneurship over the weekend, here is the slide show I presented.  Special thanks to Mr. John Aberman with Amplifier Ventures and Awesome DC contributor who gave me the tips for my slides.

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Here are the list of Panelists including me:

Panelists:

Elias Shams – Founder of Awesome DC. He has been a serial entrepreneur in telecom and social media space for past 10 years or so. His achievements include i) The successful execution of one of the highly complex projects at Pentagon supporting US servicemen in Bosnia via UAV drone while with Yurie Systems, the telecom company that was acquired by Lucent for over $1.23 B back in 1998, ii) Founded one of the top five telecommunications B2B,  and the first social networking site on the internet, Telezoo.com back in 1999, and iii) Launch of the first social search engine, Searchles in 2006. He hold a M.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the George Washington University and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland.

Dr. Danney Barnes – Founder of Absolute Veritable Solutions (AVS), LLC is a Service disable, Veteran –Owned, Minority –Owned, small Business established in 2004, which provides solutions and services by providing career professional. These professionals are enabled and empowered to fulfill technically superior, innovative, and cost effective solutions. AVS applies sound analytical methodologies that target a customer’s specific needs.

Dr. Jerald Feinstein – Member of advising Board of start up companies, visiting fellow at Harvard University. He holds Ph.D degree from the George Washington University in information system and organizational behavior, MS in Electrical Engineering and BS in Physics from University of Oklahoma.  Currently he serves as Dean for Rockville campus of Strayer University.

Dr. Mort Anvari – Directs and manage the development of the Army Cost Program (ACP) for selected Army major programs. Administer the Cost Review Board process. Conduct cost risk analyses for selected Army major programs. Develop Army cost risk policy and provide policy guidance and review of the Army’s cost risk program.  He holds PhD, in Public Administration, Army Management Staff College, Syracuse University Master of Science Engineering in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Master of Science Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from An arbor Michigan and Leadership Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership

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About Elias Shams
I have been a serial entrepreneur in telecom and social media space for past 12 years or so. I hold a M.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the George Washington University and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. I’ve lived and worked in many countries and cities including London England, Tehran Iran, Bonn Germany, Paris France, Alicante Spain, Delhi India, and my favorite of all Washington, DC of great US of A. Two of the greatest Washington, DC based companies I worked for and very proud of are Yurie Systems which was sold to Lucent in 1998 for $1.23 B and telezoo.com that I founded in 1999. I am currently the founder and awesomizer @ awesomize.me

One Response to Those who missed my seminar on Entrepreneurship

  1. “I study myself more than any other subject; it is my metaphysic, and my physic.”

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