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DEAN’S DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP LECTURE: MARTIN EBERHARD; Founder & First CEO of Tesla Motors

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Other
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College of Engineering
Location
151 Everitt Lab
Date
Apr 11, 2014   4:00 pm  
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Don't miss the DEAN’S DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP LECTURE this Friday, April 11th featuring internationally recognized entrepreneur

MARTIN EBERHARD
Founder & First CEO of Tesla Motors
BS, Computer Engineering
MS, Electrical Engineering

Friday, April 11
4 pm 151 Everitt Lab
Public Reception following in 159 Everitt

As CEO of NuvoMedia, Eberhard created the Rocket eBook, the first eBook with Internet delivery and bestseller titles, paving the way for the Sony Reader and the Amazon Kindle.

His most recent startup, Tesla Motors, is credited with jump-starting consumer demand for electric cars and persuading every car company worldwide to develop and offer electric cars.

Most recently, Eberhard worked on electric vehicle programs at Volkswagen Group. He recently left Volkswagen Group, again pursuing his entrepreneurial interests.

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