The Enterprise Center announces keynote speaker for Innovation Conference

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The Enterprise Center announces Dave Parker, Entrepreneur in Residence for Mitsui & Company’s IT Investment Group in Cupertino, CA to be the keynotespeaker at the Fourth Annual Technology Transfer Conference on April 29th at the Tivoli Theatre in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dave is also on the Board of Directors for Guidant Financial Group, a Co-Founder and Board Member at OneAccord, and CEO and Co-founder of 9Spaces, Inc. An Alumnus of the University of Washington, Davehas been recognized by the World Technology Network for Innovation in the Software Industry, Forbes “Best ofthe Web” and the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “40 under 40”.

Dave’s challenging address will be about how to make innovative business ideas tangible and marketable. Hewill also discuss monetizing innovation, the necessary cultural and team pieces for success, and be sharing hisexperiences raising venture capital.

The Technology Transfer Conference will connect business, technology, and innovation resources withbusinesses in the Tennessee Valley. Attendees will learn to access advanced technology from federallyfunded research, build and grow innovative companies, and create new jobs and wealth for the region.

The conference is scheduled for April 29th, 2011, 8:00am – 2:00pm with informative panel discussions and a venture forum to follow. Lunch is provided and the conference is no charge to the public.Business professionals, entrepreneurs, inventors, and venture capitalists are encouraged to attend. Registration is required in advance as seating is limited. More details can be found on their website or by calling 423-425-3772.

Jon is a Digital Marketing Strategist and Creative Media Specialist who has helped companies of all sizes with their marketing efforts. As a board member of the Chattanooga Technology Council, and is actively involved in covering the emerging business tech scene. Find him on Twitter @jonfmoss