23 Jan January 23, 2014 – Venture Capitalist John Chisholm & Race Car Driver Luca Forgeois
John Chisholm has started and run business for thirty years. Two business he started were acquired by brand name big boys, Confirmit and Google. John advises and invests in passionate entrepreneurs who are making the world a better place and he helps create markets conductive to entrepreneurship worldwide. He sits on too many boards to name at Stanford, MIT, Networking for Teaching Entrepreneurship, the Thiel Foundation, and more. He hold two patents and was named DEMO God at DEMO 99. He has consulted for GE, HP, and Xerox, and is the President of the MIT Worldwide Alumni association.
Luca Forgeois is an eighteen-year-old Indy race car driver. Can you get cooler than that? While winning championships and being a full-time student, he is speeding his way to the top. He is also an advocate for ADHD research and awareness, having struggled with ADHD throughout his life. And amazing, he is trying to finance his Indy career by himself, raising $4 million for cars! An amazing story, very inspirational. You will love Luca and hope he drives his way to the Indy 500 winner’s circle.