Babson Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs Celebration: World Stage 2012

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President Leonard A. Schlesinger Honoree Scott D. Cook Honoree Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande Honoree Howard H. Stevenson 2012 World Stage Students

World Stage is Babson’s premier event to recognize the significant impact of those who advance Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. This event highlights the transformative power of entrepreneurship and celebrates leaders who share our commitment to making a difference. The individuals and companies we honor through the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs™ have made lasting and positive contributions, creating great economic and social value—everywhere.

Visionary Investors

Denise and the Honorable Craig R. Benson ’77 H’03    

Venture Investors

CA Technologies Fireman Capital Partners First Republic Bank

Angel Investors

CDM Smith Paul and Margaret Chisholm Connelly Partners
Fidelity Investments General Catalyst Partners Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Humphrey Companies, LLC    

Media Sponsors

The Boston Business Journal Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology  

Other Generous Benefactors

MassChallenge Matrix Partners  

Help support and celebrate entrepreneurship—visit the Sponsorship page for more information about how you can join our World Stage 2012 investors.

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 Leadership

 

Denise and The Honorable Craig R. Benson ’77 H’03
1995 Distinguished Entrepreneur

The Honorable Thomas M. Menino, Mayor of Boston

Phyllis and Babson President Leonard A. Schlesinger

Honoring

Scott D. Cook ›
Founder and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Intuit Inc.

Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande ›
Chairman, Sparta Group LLC

Howard H. Stevenson ›
Sarofim-Rock Baker Foundation Professor (Emeritus), Senior Associate Dean, Harvard University and Director of Publishing and Chair, Harvard Business Publishing Company

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