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Stern Alumni invited to 4 great events you don’t want to miss!

Harvard Club Mobile Marketing Event – Tuesday, October 18th

Explore how to reach consumers in an increasingly mobile-centric world! Join us for an event hosted by the Harvard Club of Minnesota regarding the exciting growth and future of mobile marketing. The morning will feature Lisa Foote, President and Founder of MixMobi, and discuss how her company is bringing cutting-edge mobile marketing tools to its clients. We will also have some fun exploring QR codes, an explosively emergent new trend.

Lisa Foote left a comfortable career in financial services to launch a mobile tech startup in 2008 with her husband, Brad Roberts. The venture has since morphed into a mobile marketing platform called MixMobi, which allows retailers, restaurants and other businesses to send offers and promotions to customers’ cell phones via social networks. Its clients include Delta Sky Magazine, Twin Cities Business, Good Earth, among others. Lisa will discuss the latest trends in mobile marketing and tell us more about her journey.

Scheduled for Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 at Lurie Besikof Lapidus in Minneapolis, the morning will enable us to learn about the mobile-centric world, and how “old school” industries like print and hospitality reach consumers on their mobile devices quickly and effectively. The price is $15 per person for an intriguing event you do not want to miss.

When: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011, 7:15 – 8:30 a.m.

What: A Harvard Club of Minnesota Event
“Mobile Marketing at the Speed of Light: Bringing Mobile Marketing to Old School Industries”

Where: Lurie Besikof Lapidus
2501 Wayzata Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Parking is available on the east side of the building or on the street.

Cost: $15 will be collected at the event.

RSVP: To make reservations, please visit or call 612-871-2914.

Wharton Club Event on Utilizing Israeli Technology – Wednesday, October 19th

Please join the Wharton Club of Minnesota for a special event on Israeli Technology in Minnesota led by Bruce Brownstein, Director of the Israel Knowledge Program at Wharton. This educational event will feature an address from Dr. Stephen Oesterle and a panel discussion on the topic.

Keynote speaker Dr. Oesterle is a graduate of Harvard, Yale and Stanford. Currently, he is Medtronic’s Senior Vice President of Medicine and Technology. His remarks will focus on how to utilize Israeli technology for new business opportunities for Minnesota companies.

Scheduled for October 19th at 5 p.m. at Fredrikson & Byron in Minneapolis, the evening will kick off with time to network with fellow alumni, followed by Dr. Oesterle’s address and a panel discussion. The cost for the evening is $20 per person, including food and soda.
When: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011, 5 p.m.

5:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. Program & Panel Discussion

What: Keynote Address and Panel Discussion:
“Sourcing Technology from Israel for New Business Opportunities for Minnesota Companies”

Where: Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
200 South Sixth Street, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55402

PARKING: Ramp and street parking available.

Cost: $20 per person, includes food and soda.

RSVP: Please contact Katie Ley at or (651)675-6373

Payment: Submit $20 via PayPal to or send check to Dan Rutman, Penn Club MN, 6728 Rosemary Lane, Edina, MN 55439 (please make check payable to Dan Rutman and write “Alumni Event” in memo).

Harvard Club Lunch Lecture – Friday, October 21st

You are invited to a delicious luncheon lecture hosted by the Harvard Club of Minnesota. This lecture will feature President Kocherlakota of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. As president, Narayanna Kocherlakota serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, the policymaking arm of the Federal Reserve System. President Kocherlakota received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, and his A.B. in mathematics from Princeton. There will be a question and answer session following this intriguing address.

When: Friday, October 21st, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

What: Harvard Club of Minnesota Lunch Lecture:
President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Narayanna Kocherlakota

Where: The Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

PARKING: Ramp parking available on site.
Cost: $30 for members, $40 for non-members

RSVP: To make reservations, please visit or call 612-871-2914.

Yale Alumni Wine Dinner – Thursday, October 27th

You are invited to join the Yale Alumni Association of the Northwest for an elegant dinner featuring interesting and unique wines at the Mendakota Country Club in Mendota Heights. With an outstanding menu provided by Mendakota’s Executive Chef Chris Dwyer, guests will be entertained with information about each of the wines during dinner. Business attire is suggested.

When: Thursday, October 27th, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

What: Wine Dinner hosted by the Yale Alumni Association of the Northwest

Where: Mendakota Country Club
2075 Mendakota Drive
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

PARKING: Free parking available on site.
Cost: $75 per person, includes dinner and wine.

RSVP: Register online with PayPal as soon as possible, space is limited.

Questions: Please contact Ron Goldser (

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Joint Stern – Twin Cities Alumni Network Event: Networking Reception and Panel Discussion on the Topic of Supplier Diversity.

The Twin Cities Alumni Network (a collaboration between clubs from NYU-Stern, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton, Harvard, Yale and Columbia) extends a warm invitation to alumni and guests of clubs from Northwestern, Kellogg, Chicago, Booth, Brown, Princeton, MIT, UVA, Stanford, the Twin Cities Interclub (NESCAC, Five Colleges and The Sisters schools) and Syracuse University to join them at an alumni networking event and presentation focusing on Supplier Diversity.

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Panel discussion to begin at 6:30 pm sharp.

What: Panel Discussion on the Topic of Supplier Diversity
Hosted and moderated by Duane Ramseur, President of the Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC), an all-star panel of Supplier Diversity Officers from the University of Minnesota, Best Buy and SuperValu will focus on the ways that shifting US demographics are influencing large organizations and their behavior towards minority populations on the demand side, and supplier diversity on the backend.

Leading minority entrepreneurs Prince Wallace and Dr. Tim Childs will share how they are making their voices heard beyond traditional corporate set asides and government mandates. Dr. Childs was recently invited to Washington where he met with President Obama and the Pentagon about his work. Some of the obstacles these entrepreneurs have had to overcome would inspire any audience.

Where: The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis
(Next to Loring Park)
410 Oak Grove St
Minneapolis, MN 55403-3294
Tel: 612-813-5300

PARKING: Free parking is available at The Woman’s Club.

Cost: $25 for Alumni and Guests

Registration: Please register by clicking here, or linking to

If you have questions or need more information, please contact Robin Hartwell at

We look forward to seeing you, and thank you for your continuing interest and support.
The Stern Alumni Club of Minnesota
Dick Weinrib, ’74 Co-chair
Hugh Williams,’00 Co-chair

PS: Thanks to those who have given to Brains Together for a Cure in support of Arne Carlson and in honor of his brother-in-law Dr. Dale Shepard. Donations may be made online or by printing a donation form and mailing a tax-deductible check to Brains Together for a Cure.

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