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Steven Eppinger

Eppinger served as deputy dean of MIT Sloan from 2004 to 2009; as faculty co-director of the Leaders for Global Operations (formerly MIT Leaders for Manufacturing) and the System Design and Management programs from 2001 to 2003; and as co-director of the Center for Innovation in Product Development from 1999 to 2001. Prior to joining…

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Eric von Hippel

Eric von Hippel is T Wilson Professor of Innovation Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT.  Von Hippel is known for his research into the sources of innovation.  He and his colleagues find that innovation is shifting away from product and service producers to product and service…

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Iman Urooj
Innovating in a Family Business
 

The Pakistani-Venezuelan Iman Urooj began her entrepreneurial journey in childhood as part of her family’s business.  The company, PakCaribe International, enables companies worldwide to bring food products to Middle Eastern markets.  When Iman graduated from college at New York University, where she studied history and economics, she took on greater roles at PakCaribe. Traveling the…

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Rodrigo Macias
Medical Doctor Turned Entrepreneur
 

Rodrigo Macias’s path to the Bootcamp began with a gradual realization that he could be a better doctor as an entrepreneur.  “I started my entrepreneurial journey as a teenager when a very close family member passed away at the hospital.  I realized that nothing is granted.  And that’s why I became a doctor, to help…

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Basit Chaudhry
From Doctor to Healthcare Entrepreneur

“After you work in your field for many years, its inefficiencies become all too apparent,” recounts Basit Chaudhry, a physician and medical technologist.  Observing the inefficiencies in plain sight day after day, Basit resolved to start a venture.  Called Tuple Health, it was a business formed from a question: How can we provide patients with…