Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship
For one week, millions of young people around the world join a growing movement of entrepreneurial thinkers, to generate new ideas and to seek better ways of doing things. Countries across six continents come together to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to inspire young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity. To think big— and to turn their ideas into reality.
Keynote Speaker: John Burke, President, Trek Bicycle
Thursday, November 8, 2012
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This year's event featured keynote speaker John Burke, CEO of Trek Bicycle Corporation. Burke began working at Trek in 1984 and has been the company’s president since 1997. In addition to leading Trek, he is a founding member of the Bikes Belong Coalition and served as chairman of George W. Bush’s President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport.
A native Wisconsinite, Burke is an avid cyclist and runner and has finished Ironman Wisconsin twice, as well as the Boston and New York Marathons. He and his wife, Tania, live in Madison.
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