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Entrepreneurship Seminar Provides Business Advice

Gary Lim


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Gary Lim was the guest speaker at the Entrepreneurship Seminar hosted by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) on Feb. 21.

Lim is managing director of the Program in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, at the School of Management, Syracuse University. Lim is active in the Syracuse-area business community and participates in various initiatives sponsored by the Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce and the MDA. He spent two decades in Northern California's "Silicon Valley" where he was president of GWL International Inc., in San Jose, Calif. Lim’s previous corporate executive posts include Novell Inc., XEROX Information Systems, Hewlett-Packard Company, ROLM/IBM, and NCA Corporation.

The entrepreneurship seminar series is part of a larger campus endeavor that includes the Entrepreneurship Opportunity Contest (EOC) which offers cash prizes to help novel ideas evolve into new ventures. Up to three $5000 prizes for proposals detailing new business ventures based on ESF core competencies in science, engineering and design have been offered. The EOC was open to individual students, student teams and student / faculty teams. For information contact Dr. Art Stipanovic, senior research associate for the Faculty of Chemistry at ESF, at 470-6860.