Guest Speaker Sam Zell: Nov. 16, 2006 | 5:30-6:30pm, Room K1310 (Limited Seating)
Self-made billionaire Sam Zell will speak on characteristics of the modern entrepreneur and the challenges they face. He will also provide his thoughts on real estate investment. Listed by Forbes magazine in 2004 as the world's 247th richest person and the nation's top landlord with 128 million square feet of office space and 225,000 apartments. Zell is chairman of several publicly held manufacturing, finance and service companies, including America's two largest owners of office and apartment space. A native Chicagoan, he is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Law School. Zell began his career in real estate while an undergraduate by managing apartment buildings throughout southeast Michigan. He continued his interest in real estate with the founding of Equity Group Investments, LLC, what was formerly know as Equity Financial and Management Company, an entrepreneurial real estate firm based in Chicago where he currently serves as chairman of the board.
Presented by the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, the Entrepreneur & Venture Club, and the Real Estate Club.
There is a new and Improved wave of entrepreneurs getting ready to get the world by storm…
This new wave of people are people who have started thinking of being free from the claws of the BOSS, since they realized that hourly wages will not give them freedom they want.
A Vancouver office cleaning company, Techniclean, is leading the charge….
“in this new economy, people are require to think by themselves… Gone are the days that you were secure at your Job, companies are now hiring new out of school talent… is cheaper and they come with fresh ideas”