From the 2011 News Archive
Buck Goldstein to Discuss Career Innovation Feb. 23
Burton B. "Buck" Goldstein
, the University Entrepreneur in Residence and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina will
present "Continuous Innovation -- Crafting a Career in the 21st Century" on Feb. 23.
A part of the Business Law Program's
Spring Lecture Series, Mr. Goldstein's lecture will begin at 5 p.m. in the Ceremonial Court Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Mr. Goldstein has been involved in entrepreneurship most of his professional life. After six years as a practicing attorney, in 1982 he co-founded Information America, an online information company that developed hundreds of products from databases of public records collected and compiled from courthouses throughout the United States. Over the next sixteen years he led the company from start-up through several stages of venture capital financing to an initial public offering. In 1994, West Publishing, the largest legal publisher in the United States, acquired Information America. Goldstein served on the Executive Committee of West before and after its subsequent acquisition by Thomson, a multinational information and publishing company. Goldstein has been recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year by the Information Industry Association and Information America appeared numerous times in the Inc 500 list of rapidly growing businesses. He recently published a new book, talk about his new book, Engines of Innovation: The Entrepeneurial University in the Twenty-First Century
A reception in the Atrium will follow Mr. Goldstein's lecture. This lecture is supported by the Gerber Memorial Lecture Fund.