PDS: Starting a Company Successfully

Date and Location

Feb 28, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
ESB 1001


Dr. Milton Chang


Key ingredients for a successful startup are the business idea, founder’s drive and ability, and adequate financial resources. The speaker will discuss practical ways and prescribe a career roadmap for a young person to succeed in entrepreneurship without taking undue risks.

Bio: Milton Chang is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He successfully built Newport and New Focus to IPO and also participated in incubating Aurrion, a local startup born in UCSB. He is an engineer graduated from the University of Illinois and Caltech and is currently a Trustee of Caltech. You can read the review of his book on starting and managing a startup Toward Entrepreneurship at www.miltonchang.com.

Sponsored by the Photonics Society at UCSB.