MIT Entrepreneur at IT Sligo

One of the world’s leading global sales entrepreneurs arrived in Sligo yesterday to take part in the Global Sales Seminar, which is being hosted by the Institute of Technology Sligo and concludes this evening (Fri)

Professor Kenneth Morse is a well knownKenneth Morse entrepreneur and has established five global high tech companies that have all had successful IPOs or mergers.  These companies include 3Com, which is now a $1.3 billion global enterprise networking solutions provider, and Aspen Technology, a provider of software and services for the process industry that has 34 offices in 27 countries across the world.

Professor Morse was recently appointed to the US National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship by President Obama and he is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

The Global Sales Strategies seminar features a mix of case studies and lectures along with interactive discussions, participant presentations, hands on exercises and the opportunity to engage in business to business interaction.

Professor Morse will also address the Institute of Technology Sligo’s Enterprise Society, which comprises of IT Sligo students that are focused on enterprise and innovation outside of college lectures, some of whom may be the global entrepreneurs of the future.

Niall McEvoy, Head of Innovation for the Institute of Technology Sligo, believes this is an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs and ambitious start ups to learn how to grow their businesses and ideas.  “Professor Morse is one of the world’s leading sales entrepreneurs.  His record is outstanding and to have someone of this calibre available to Ireland’s entrepreneurs and start ups is a great opportunity to learn some world class techniques.  Now, more than ever, in the current economic climate, start ups and high growth ventures need world class sales education to match their ambition and this seminar and the workshops will help satisfy the need for world class education for those looking to grow their businesses and ideas.”


Story by Ciaran McCarthy of SligoToday