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The Fairfield University School of Engineering and IACT Present:

Who: Jonathan Hartman, Sikorsky Innovations
What: Entrepreneurial Challenge
Where: Fairfield University , McAuliffe Hall ROOM (102) School of Engineering (NEW LOCATION!)
When:Thursday, August 29th; 7:00 PM. Admission is free.

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Entrepreneurial Challenge


Jonathan Hartman discusses the "Entrepreneurial Challenge", a competition designed to highlight and support revolutionary ventures in aerospace and beyond. Now in its 4th iteration, this bi-annual contest is used to identify future potential partners and increase collaborative efforts between the small business community and a world leader in vertical flight solutions. Selected entrepreneurs will join an extensive network of technical experts, business mentors, strategic partners, potential customers, and experienced investors working together to Spark What's Next .


Jonathan currently serves as the Disruptive Technologies Lead for Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. In this role, Jonathan champions the identification and maturation of game-changing technologies, and the creation of new processes for identifying and collaborating with innovative companies and organizations. His responsibilities include a wide range of roles, notably technical project management, small business acquisition, strategic planning, academic partnerships and talent acquisition. Since joining Sikorsky in 2009, his technical portfolio has included maturation of future vehicle concepts, next generation energy storage and use, dedicated unmanned systems, and autonomy-enabling technology.

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