Original article located at etsu.edu
The East Tennessee State University student Entrepreneurs’ Club will welcome John Campbell and Woody Boyd as its speakers on Monday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m. in room 322 of Sam Wilson Hall.
Campbell and ETSU alumnus Boyd will speak on “Improving the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Northeast Tennessee.”
Campbell has years of experience as city manager of Johnson City and Kingsport and has served on numerous regional boards. He is currently executive director of AccelNow, a business accelerator supporting technical entrepreneurs and start-up companies across the eight counties of Northeast Tennessee and beyond.
Boyd, an accomplished entrepreneur and business executive, grew up in Bristol, graduated from Tennessee High and earned a degree from ETSU.
During his nearly 40-year business career, Boyd has held the position of Chief Executive Officer or Chief Technology Officer for seven companies, most of them startups. His experience covers a wide range of industries including telecommunications, online retail, medical records, wireless Internet, smart highways and building automation.
The public is invited to this free program. Directions to Sam Wilson Hall can be found by visiting www.etsu.edu/maps/. For additional information, contact Mitzi Brookshear at or 423-439-7444. For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at 423-439-8346.