Speaker: Richard O. Holcomb, Chairman of the Board, HAHT Software
How do entrepreneurs use advanced degrees as a basis from which to start successful companies?
What are the special challenges facing entrepreneurs in today's new economy?
What steps can you take now to prepare for a successful career in the high tech sector?
If you find these questions intriguing, this colloquium is for you. You will find how an NC State Graduate Degree became a catalyst for funding two software companies in the area.
Short Bio: Richard O. Holcomb is the co-founder of Q+E Software and HAHT Software . Richard Holcomb co-founded the first company at the age of 24, shortly after graduating with a Masterís degree in Computer Science at NC State. He built Q+E Software into one of America's fastest growing companies and sold it on the eve of taking it public in 1994.Ý After taking some time off to travel - including a couple of interesting trips to Eastern Europe to lecture on entrepreneurism, Mr. Holcomb returned to co-found HAHT Software in 1995.Ý In addition to serving on several local advisory and governmental boards, Mr. Holcomb is an investor and advisor to several other start-up software companies.
Tharp, Computer Science, NCSU
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