ST. PETERSBURG (Nov. 5, 2012) – Bill Jackson, USF St. Petersburg Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, will discuss his 45-day trip to Iraq during the Walgreens Bayside Business Forum Friday, Nov. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Franklin Templeton, 100 Fountain Parkway North, St. Petersburg. Call (727) 873-4700 to reserve a spot.
Jackson lived in a fortified compound in Baghdad while training Iraqi university professors how to incorporate entrepreneurship into college curricula. He says it was the most challenging professional experience of his life.
The Walgreens Bayside Business Forum is presented by the Dean’s Advisory Council of the USFSP College of Business and focuses on interdisciplinary collaborations shaping Florida’s business future. It is sponsored by Walgreens and Franklin Templeton Investments.