Two of Ron Betzig’s passions in life are teaching and entrepreneurship, so he finds great joy in teaching the practice of entrepreneurship to talented and diverse groups of students. Ron will bring his passion in a vital brainstorming session Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lean Rocket Lab in downtown Jackson.
Ron is a Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at Jackson College in Michigan. His most recent focus is international entrepreneurship, having launched a course in International Business during the Fall 2018 semester. Ron serves as a guest lecturer at colleges and businesses throughout the world, including as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Indonesia for six months in 2019. He loves working with entrepreneurs, helping them identify market needs and develop their businesses.
Prior to entering the teaching profession in 2003, Ron co-founded several businesses, including University Consulting Group, Inc., Trade Links International, Inc., and Ann Arbor Machine Company. He holds Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Education, both from the University of Michigan, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Northwestern University.
6:00–6:30 PM Registration
6:30–7:30 PM Program
7:30–8:30 PM Networking