By Sonja Gustafson February 20, 2012

Steve Trautman is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Montana State University’s College of Business, Feb 20 – 24, 2012

Posted by Sonja Gustafson on Feb 20, 2012 8:05:02 AM

It’s Sonja today with a quick post to announce that our own Steve Trautman is this semester’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence at MSU’s College of Business. Chosen for the role by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship for the New West and the Alderson Program in Entrepreneurship, Steve will spend this week with students and faculty, sharing his experiences and expertise earned from more than two decades of entrepreneurial endeavors.

The program, which hosts a successful entrepreneur in residence each semester, provides students with learning opportunities for real life, practical wisdom on starting and running businesses. Former MSU Entrepreneurs-in-Residence include Shannon Stowell, currently the president of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), and Mr. Gannon, lifelong entrepreneur and international advisory board member of the Global Compact Cities Programme.

So, for the rest of the week, Steve will be in Bozeman, MT, putting his speaking and knowledge transfer skills to work as he teaches and hopefully inspires (and gets inspired by) some of tomorrow’s business leaders.

Topics: Speaking & Events

Sonja Gustafson

Sonja Gustafson

Sonja is a marketing veteran of over 25 years dating back to the “go-go” days at Microsoft. She was deeply involved in creating and opening up the new markets of multimedia software, including Microsoft Encarta, Microsoft Bookshelf, and Multimedia Beethoven. She then moved on to help bring the first version of the Microsoft’s corporate intranet, MSWeb, and managed a team of crack researchers who did then what Google does now: find answers. Then there were the “other go-go” days of mommyhood where new dreams were inspired and journeys launched within two fabulous children. In 2011 Sonja joined The Steve Trautman Co. as Marketing Director, and continues her drive in helping businesses manage talent risk so that their workforce is ready to roll.

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