Customer Discovery and Empathy in Education Workshop

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Customer Discovery and Empathy in Education Workshop

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Event starts at 6:00 pm

Metropolitan State University
1380 Energy Park Lane
Suite 104-11
St. Paul, MN 55108

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Seeking customers? Learn how to use empathy to find them!

Successful edtech startups all have one thing in common: they understand their users' needs and are constantly adapting to meet them. During this hands-on design thinking workshop, you'll learn tips and tricks for interviewing users in education.

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6:00 pm
Registration & Networking
Arrive at the venue, get checked in and start networking with co-edtech entrepreneurs.

6:30 pm
Content Starts
Learn something new and take it all in!

7:30 pm
Hear about the customer discovery process from a serial edtech entrepreneur and former teacher.

8:00 pm
Networking and Goodbyes
Make those last-minute connections before you leave.


Todd Brekhus

President of myON, a division of Capstone.  Todd is an education technology entrepreneur.  He founded myON, an online literacy ecosystem supporting nearly six million students worldwide, and one of the fastest growing companies in the edTech industry.  Todd was previously VP and chief marketing officer for PLATO Learning, president and COO of Learning Elements, and Education Program director for MCI WorldCom, where he helped build and implement the renowned Marco Polo program. He also spent eight years as a technology leader in schools.   In 2014, Todd was awarded the prestigious LampLighter Visionary award from the Association of American Publishers.

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