Kelleher Speaker Series Continues at McCombs with Rob Neville

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Rob Neville, CEO and president of Austin-based Savara Pharmaceuticals, will be the next guest in the Kelleher Speaker Series at Red McCombs School of Business at University of Texas at Austin.

On Tuesday, March 31 Neville will speak at the AT&T Conference Center. Registration begins at 5:30 pm, the program starts at 6 pm and the reception will be held at 7 pm. The lecture is open to students, alumni and the public, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.

Neville also sits on the board of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Central Texas Chapter, a non-profit focused on finding treatment and a cure for C.F. Neville’s former company was Evity, Inc., which was acquired by BMC in 2000 for $100 million. Neville holds a post-grad engineering degree from the University of Natal South Africa and was honored as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He has also successfully founded and exited companies in various industries.

Below is the event’s description from the university’s website:

“Campus Club and the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth and Renewal invite you to the Herb Kelleher Center’s Speaker Series moderated by Entrepreneur-in-Residence Laura Kilcrease. Come take advantage of the rare opportunity to learn the current methods of funding and to meet face-to-face with successful entrepreneurs. Each lecture is free and open to the public and will include a reception.”

Past speakers in this event series have been: Allen Gilmer, Co-Founder of Drillinginfo; Claire England, Central Texas Angel Network and Rob Tucci, Houston Angel Network; and Craig Malloy, CEO of Lifesize.


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