Women in technology are poised for enormous success and those who have succeeded deserve recognition: They are an inspiration for everyone, demonstrating what can be achieved through creativity and hard work. Please join us for a special breakfast program featuring a panel of three successful entrepreneurs who will explore the opportunities and challenges of leading a technology company from seed to growth stages and share the resources available to women in the New Jersey technology community.
Donít miss this special breakfast program designed especially for women entrepreneurs.
Randi Altschul, Inventor and Founder of Pop Test LLC
Randi is an inventor of new products and author of new books and properties. She created the disposable cell phone, the credit card phone, the programmable debit card, the paper laptop, and other new products and properties which range from games and game shows to high tech electronics and everything in between, including food, gifts, etc. She has licensed more than 250 projects around the World and has been associated with major licenses since she started her first company Dieceland, in 1985.
Saki Dodelson, Co-founder and CEO, Achieve 3000
Saki has over 20 years experience in business, finance, computer science and marketing. From 1987 to 1999 she served as Business and Finance manager with AT&T. In 1996 she founded a news service for students, Youthline USA, which grew to a circulation of millions by 1999. In 2000, she founded and became CEO of Achieve3000. Some of her honors include being named as Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young/Microsoft, a "Hall of Fame" Entrepreneur by New Jersey Business Journal, and one of New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business by the New Jersey Business Journal.
Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President of Technology Development, NJIT
Judith A. Sheft is the associate vice president of technology development at New Jersey Institute of Technology, where she is responsible for managing the universityís Office of Technology Transfer and Development and develops programs and policies focusing on patent creation, intellectual property valuation, strategic use and protection of IP assets. She is also involved with entrepreneurship and economic development in the Newark Innovation Zone, having responsibilities for management of the universityís high technology business accelerator/incubator, the Enterprise Development Center, and the Defense Technical Procurement Center. She is a member of the New Jersey Israel Commission.
Susan Okin Goldsmith, Esq., of SorinRoyerCooper, LLC, a law firm for the new business realities, focusing on start-up, emerging growth, middle market, technology and life science enterprises.