ACC Steering Committee

The steering committee for the ACC InVenture Prize is made up of representatives from the fifteen member institutions of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The goal of the steering committee was to form a competition that showcased our most promising undergraduate student inventors and entrepreneurs.

Ken Baldauf
Florida State University
Director of Interdisciplinary Computing
Babs Carryer
University of Pittsburgh
Director of Education and Outreach, Innovation Institute
Tom Chiles
Boston College
Vice Provost for Research and Academic Planning
Van Clouse
University of Louisville
Chair, Entrepreneurship Department and Director, Forcht Entrepreneurship Center
Dan Cohen
Wake Forest University
John C. Whitaker Jr, Executive Director, Center for Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Judith Cone
University of North Carolina
Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
John DesJardins
Clemson University
Director of Bioengineering Abroad Programs
Megan Greer
North Carolina State University
Director of Communications, Outreach, Entrepreneurship Initiative
Monika Hirschbichler
Duke University
Program Coordinator, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Bruce King
Wake Forest University
Professor of Chemistry & Associate Provost for Research
Derick Maggard
Virginia Tech
Executive Director, Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Tom Miller
North Carolina State University
Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative
Elizabeth Pyle
University of Virginia
Associate Director of Technology Entrepreneurship
Christopher Reaves
Georgia Tech
Director, Undergraduate Research & Student Innovation
Howie Rhee
Duke University
Managing Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
David Seaman
Syracuse University
Dean of Libraries and University Librarian
William Silverman
University of Miami
Director, Launch Pad
Karen Slaggert
University of Notre Dame
Director of Student Entrepreneurship, IDEA Center
Sheryl Waddell
University of North Carolina
Program Director, Innovate Carolina Global Network