BABSON COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ‘LEN GREEN ULTIMATE ENTREPRENEUR LECTURE AND WORKSHOP SERIES’

The new Lecture Series, which will launch in the fall, will be available to both students and alumni of the College

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The Babson College Board of Trustees has announced that the College is establishing the Len Green Ultimate Entrepreneur Lecture and Workshop Series. The lecture series is named for, and will be designed and hosted by, successful entrepreneur, Babson Trustee and Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Leonard C. Green​. Green is President of The Green Group; has expertise in start-ups, family businesses, and management of thoroughbred horses; and has been involved with more than 40 businesses, including SoBe and Blue Buffalo. He is also author of the forthcoming book, The Entrepreneurial Playbook. The new Lecture Series is being funded through a generous gift by Babson Trustee Robert Weissman ’64, H’94, P’87, MP’90.

The Len Green Ultimate Entrepreneur Lecture and Workshop Series, which will launch in the fall, will be available to both students and alumni of the College and will incorporate several of the key aspects of Green’s highly-rated “Ultimate Challenge” course, including access to diverse and impactful entrepreneurs.

“I am deeply honored by this recognition and thrilled about this new opportunity to work with Babson students and alumni,” commented Green. “I look forward to working over the coming weeks and months to help the College design and launch this exciting new program.”

“Both inside and outside the classroom, Babson has continued to introduce pioneering, real-world learning opportunities for students,” said Joseph L. Winn, Chairman of the Babson College Board of Trustees. “Len has been one of the most beloved teachers on Babson’s campus over the last 15 years and we are thrilled that, thanks to the generosity of Bob Weissman, Babson students and alumni will have even greater access to diverse, cutting-edge entrepreneurs - a hallmark of the experience Len offered students through his courses.”

The Len Green Ultimate Entrepreneur Lecture and Workshop Series will be designed and shaped over the next several weeks and additional details as to programming will be announced during the early part of the 2016-2017 academic year.


By Michael Chmura, mchmura@babson.edu, 781-239-4549 | 05/31/2016 03:00