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Engaging Discussions

After their presentations, our guest will unveil their journey’s most impactful experiences before answering audience questions.

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Weekly Introductions

Each Friday, speakers will introduce different facets of the entrepreneurial mindset needed to succeed and the many topics, industries, and subject matter anyone can help revolutionize.

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Industry Game Changers

Meet top influential and disruptive entrepreneurially-minded leaders from a variety of industry who have sought out innovative solutions to intriguing problems.


Embrace your curiosity every Friday throughout the fall and winter semesters at our engaging intimate interview series. Immerse yourself in the insights of vibrant speakers as they delve into their entrepreneurial journeys, sparking inspiration and innovation. Join us for a captivating experience into the world of the entrepreneurial mindset. Discover a wide range of topics and industries that can reshape your worldview. Learn from amazing career journeys, entrepreneurial ventures, and insights currently shaping industries. Be inspired and discover endless possibilities within your reach, just waiting to be revolutionized. Don’t miss out on this engaging series that can unlock your entrepreneurial potential.

The EHour Speaker Series is an event open to everyone: students, staff, parents, friends, the community. Stay updated on our social media platforms for weekly announcements about upcoming speakers. Join us Fridays at 11:30am for thought-provoking discussions at Stamps Auditorium (within the Walgreen Drama Center on North Campus).

Keep an eye out for weekly updates on EHour’s featured speakers across CFE’s social media platforms.

Join, Explore, Learn.


Student Quotes. You get to discover something more about yourself by learning about what other people value. You get to see who you align with and what resonates with you. Its an opportunity to reflect and be introspective.

Fall 2024 Lineup

Full lineup coming soon!


Dixon and Carol Doll, Executive Director
UM Center for Entrepreneurship

August 30

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Kiko Dontchev

VP of Launch

September 20

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SAM Schillace

CVP, Deputy CTO

October 4

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Jeffrey Schox

Founding Partner | Patent Attorney
Schox Patent Group

General Partner
Trucks Venture Capital

October 11

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Nina Reyes

Director of Communications

October 18

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Ty Dunn

Founder & CEO

November 1

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Winter 2024 Lineup:

EHour sessions are open to the public. Join us on Fridays at 11:30AM at Stamps Auditorium on North Campus!

dr marcus collins

Dr. Marcus Collins

Professor | Best-Selling Author | Chief Strategy Officer | Culture Scholar | Forbes Contributor

January 19

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Gene Kesselman


Chief, Innovation Strategist (Reserves)
U.S. Air Force

January 29

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michelle brechtelsbauer


Vice President, Strategy
Last Energy

February 2

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Mitchell Rohde


CEO Emeritus
Quantum Signal AI, LLC

February 9

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Catherine Huang

Catherine Huang

CEO & Co-Founder

February 16

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Pratik Kabra

CTO & Co-Founder

February 16

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Frederick Richard

2x World Medalist
and U-M Student

February 23

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Alex Lieberman, EHour Speaker

Alex Lieberman

Morning Brew

March 8

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Sebastien Lounis

Head of People & Culture

March 15

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Jules Pieri

CEO and Co-Founder
The Grommet

March 22

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Kurt Skiftstad

Kurt Skifstad

Dixon and Carol Doll Executive Director
U-M Center for Entrepreneurship

March 29

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John Macilwaine

John MacIlwaine



April 5

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