19 October | LaunchLab Talk |”Scientists & Engineers Talking Business”

Praelexis-McElory

19 October | LaunchLab Talk |”Scientists & Engineers Talking Business”

Time: 4.30pm – 5.30pm | Venue: Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab.

 

We invite you to attend the last LaunchLab Talk of the year 2017 with guest speaker Dr McElory Hoffman on  “Scientists and Engineers In The Business World.”

 

Meet the initiator and co-founder of Praelexis, Dr McElory Hoffman; Prior to Praelexis, he was a senior lecturer at the Computer Science, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Then also having served as a Director of the MIH Media Lab at Stellenbosch University from July 2011 to January 2013. In July 2011 to June 2012, he spent the year as a post-Doctoral Researcher at the Catholic University Leuven, in Belgium.

 

When clients, doing research and strategically planning around Praelexis, I am enjoying good food and wine, keeping fit, traveling, learning about languages, and attending car shows. I am approachable both socially and especially in business and believes that the key to success in business is to work hard and enjoy the journey as you move forward.

 

Education? I hold a PhD in Applied Mathematics and have an undergraduate Degree in Computer Engineering.

 

How this particular topic and talk content contributes to knowledge building of entrepreneurs?

 

In this talk, McElory will argue that the scientific process is also relevant for entrepreneurs. In other words, scientists and engineers can use the skills they learnt about science, in the business world.

 

Join us for this talk where you will learn key insights from 

 

The talk will be followed by a drinks and networking session.

 

We look forward to welcoming you at LaunchLab.

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