BABSON ENTREPRENEURS HONORED FOR MAKING LOCAL IMPACT

Babson alumni and MBA student nominated for 2015 BostInno Alumni Impact Awards

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A host of Babson College alumni and one current graduate student have been honored by BostInno as some of the most impactful Boston-area alumni.

The BostInno Alumni Impact Awards showcase young leaders who graduated from local institutions who are making a positive impact by helping to shape the city of Boston. BostInno highlighted a handful of impressive nominees prior to the awards ceremony. Winners were chosen by a panel of judges based upon their contributions to Boston, its future, and its innovation economy.

A host of Babson College alumni and one current graduate student have been honored by BostInno as some of the most impactful Boston-area alumni.

The BostInno Alumni Impact Awards showcase young leaders who graduated from local institutions who are making a positive impact by helping to shape the city of Boston. BostInno highlighted a handful of impressive nominees prior to the awards ceremony. Winners were chosen by a panel of judges based upon their contributions to Boston, its future, and its innovation economy.

 

 

Featured Babson Nominees

Tim McKinnon M’05
President and CEO of Sonin

Ian So ‘08
Co-founder and CEO of Chicken & Rice Guys

Mark Bollman ‘10
Founder and President of Ball and Buck

Chris Jacobs ‘10​
Founder and CEO of Honest Discounts, and Partner at Glic Ventures

 

 

 

 

 Jon Feinman M’10
Founder and Executive Director of InnerCity Weightlifting

Samuel Aquillano M’14​
Founder and Executive Director of The Design Museum Foundation

 
Rob Hunter M’14
Co-Founder of HigherMe​

Sarah Sherburne M'17
Program Manager at New England Venture Capital Association​
 
The third annual awards ceremony was part of BostInno’s State of Innovation at the Westin Waterfront on June 16, 2015. The event brought together more than 1,000 business leaders and professionals, each focused on defining what it takes to continue Boston’s growth as a leader in innovation.
 

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​®. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society—while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.​​​​

 


By Brianna DiPietro, bdipietro@babson.edu, (781) 239-4548 | 03/30/2015 06:00