Pioneers @ MDC lecture
The first Pioneers @ MDC lecture will feature Juan Diego Calle, a titan in marketing and the internet domain.
Miami, Sept. 3, 2014– The Idea Center at Miami Dade College (MDC), a new entrepreneurship hub that serves as a co-curricular engine of innovation and idea development for all MDC students across all College disciplines, will host a speakers series that brings game-changers from various industries to share their trials and triumphs. The firstPioneers @ MDC lecture will feature Juan Diego Calle, a titan in marketing and the internet domain,at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17. This event is free and open to the public.
Calle is the founder of CO Internet SAS, where he has made the .CO domain a place where innovators launch their ideas. Recently, he sold the company to Neustar Technologies for $109 million. Prior to that, he was the co-founder of TeRespondo.com, the largest pay-per-click advertising network in Latin America, which was acquired by Yahoo.
The Idea Center @ MDC includes a venture incubator called CREATE to nurture and turn suitable student business projects into a reality. It is housed at the downtown Wolfson Campus but with college-wide programs.