MAVENS

Interesting People Doing Interesting Things

About Us

We created "Mavens: Interesting People Doing Interesting Things," a regular, informal gathering of high achievers from disparate fields to connect, share ideas and discuss timely and relevant topics. Stay in the know:

Events

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MAVEN: LEADERSHIP

High standards are the standard

Brian O'Connor, Head Coach, University of Virginia Baseball

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MAVEN: GROWTH AND INNOVATION

Design thinking drives innovation

David Farmer, SVP of Restaurant Experience, Chick-fil-A

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MAVEN: MANUFACTURING AND OPERATIONS

Accountability - a good story is not the same as a good result

David Scheible, Chairman, Benchmark Electronics

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MAVEN: MEDIA AND TELECOM

No crying, be helpful, go fast.

Dallas Clement, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cox Enterprises

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MAVEN: MENTAL CONDITIONING

Neutral Thinking

Trevor Moawad, Founder, MCG and Limitless Minds

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MAVEN: LOGISTICS

What is Amazon Logisitcs

Michael McLary, Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Amazon

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MAVEN: EDUCATION

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Dr. Robert Robbins, President, University of Arizona

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MAVEN: ASSET ALLOCATION

Asset Allocation

Scott Slayton, Managing Director, University of Texas Investment Management Company

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MAVEN: DIVERSIFICATION

Private Equity Investing by the State of Georgie and Georgia Corporations

Dallas Clement, Executive Vice President and CFO, Cox Enterprises; Jeff Muir, Board Member, Invest Georgia; Blake Patton, Fund Managing Partner, Engage Ventures

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MAVEN: REAL ESTATE

Atlanta Real Estate

Jim Cumming

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MAVEN: INNOVATION

Commercialization of
University Intellectual Property

Fletcher McCusker, Chief Executive Officer, UAVenture Capital

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MAVEN: INNOVATION

Commercialization of University Intellectual Property

Kathy Nugent, PhD, Executive Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The University of Alabama-Birmingham

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MAVEN: OPEN SOURCE

What is Blockchain?

Marc Fleury, Founder of JBoss