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Friday, November 4 • 10:20am - 11:20am
Charleston Fast Pitch Competition

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Modeled on venture capital funding competitions, the CHARLESTON FAST PITCH COMPETITION will provide two monetary awards of $2,500 to further support the development and implementation of compelling library innovations. Finalists will present their projects to a panel of experts and Charleston Conference attendees for feedback and to determine the two grand prize winners.

Come prepared to hear pitches from the four finalists and to vote for your favorite using text message voting. 

More information about the application process. 

Moderators
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Steve Goodall

Founder and President, The Goodall Family Foundation
Stephen (Steve) Goodall is the retired President and CEO of J.D. Power and Associates, a leading market research firm specializing in customer satisfaction and buyer behavior. He started his career at J.D. Power in 1978 and opened the company’s first satellite office in Detroit, Michigan in 1988. He was named President in 1996 and served as President and CEO until 2008, leading the company’s global expansion as well as diversification... Read More →
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Ann Okerson

Senior Advisor to CRL, Center for Research Libraries
Ann Okerson joined the Center for Research Libraries in fall 2011 as Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies, working with that organization to reconfigure and redirect various existing programs into digital mode. Previous experience includes 15 years as Associate University Librarian for Collections & International Programs at Yale University; prior to that she worked in the commercial sector, and also for 5 years as Senior Program Officer for... Read More →

Speakers
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James O'Donnell

University Librarian & Professor, Arizona State University Libraries
James J. O'Donnell is the University Librarian at ASU Libraries.He has published widely on the history and culture of the late antique Mediterranean world and is a recognized innovator in the application of networked information technology in higher education. In 1990, he co-founded Bryn Mawr Classical Review, the second on-line scholarly journal in the humanities ever created. In 1994, he taught an Internet-based seminar on the work of Augustine... Read More →
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Anthea Stratigos

Co-founder & CEO, Outsell, Inc.
Anthea C. Stratigos co-founded Outsell, Inc. with Gregory Chagaris, creating the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on media, information, and technology. She established the company’s research agenda and served as the firm’s first chief analyst. As CEO, she draws upon her deep experience in research and analytic businesses to drive product development, operations, marketing, and general management to lead all facets of... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:20am - 11:20am
Performance Hall, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401