Councils

​Innovation & Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee

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Councils

​Innovation & Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee

About the Committee

The committee is open to MAC members who hold senior positions in areas broadly related to innovation and entrepreneurship. The organization should represent or support MAC's clusters and subclusters (technology, bioscience, health IT, supply chain, advanced manufacturing, mobility, clean tech, financial technology, and internet security). Members will advise the I&E Committee on community issues and initiatives related to entrepreneurship, innovation, and business-higher education collaboration and help implement strategies that support the I&E Committee's long-term goals.

Focus Areas

Catalyze

Catalyze

Catalyze collaboration between major corporations, growth and mid-stage companies, startups, and universities in metro Atlanta.

Promote

Promote

Become an internationally recognized hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and higher education.

Cultivate

Cultivate

Cultivate a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem with hundreds of startups in key industry sectors.

Committee Chairs

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Ashish H. Mistry

BLH Venture Partners, LLC

Managing Partner

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Jim DiAndreth

Georgia-Pacific

Vice President, Innovation and Technology

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Team Members

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Jennifer Sherer

Vice President, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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Sarah Shoup

Program Coordinator, Innovation & Entrepreneurship