For those who were unable to attend the "Information Entrepreneurs: SILS Case Studies" event, a video is now available online at http://vimeo.com/54955975.
The panelists featured five of the School's many entrepreneurs who are making a difference in the world of information and library science.
The event was held on Nov. 28, 2012, and was moderated by Dr. Gary Marchionini, SILS dean and Cary C. Boshamer, Distinguished Professor.
David Iberkleid (MSIS '10), managing partner at WhyEquals, LLC where he and his team develop tools that give community members community-wide reach. WhyEquals is best known for "PaseLaVoz," a Spanish-only mobile alert network with 125,000 subscribers and growing.
Oakkar Oakkar (MSIS '13), president and co-founder of Keona Health while completing his Masters in Clinical Informatics at UNC at Chapel Hill. He is a software developer with nine years of industry experience in software development, including Web, mobile and enterprise applications. He also co-founded Recopia, which developed mobile and Web 2.0 applications.
Duncan Smith (MSLS '80), creator and founder of NoveList, EBSCO's electronic readers' advisory service. Vice president of the division whose products include NoveList Plus, NextReads, NoveList Select and LibraryAware.
Ann Stringfield (MSLS '80), owner of InfoCrofters, "Harvesting your Organization's Information" as an authorized partner, reseller, trainer and consultant using Inmagic, BookWhere and Homestead software.
Fred Stutzman (Ph.D. '11), visiting assistant professor at SILS. He is also the founder of Eighty Percent Solutions, which distributes the productivity software Freedom and Anti-Social.
The video can be found at http://vimeo.com/54955975.