ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, was featured as a keynote speaker at the annual global conference of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) at the Hilton Tampa this past weekend.
Each year, CEO sponsors an informative, action packed global conference that attracts about 1000 collegiate level students (and their faculty advisors) from around the world. During the three-day conference, attendees network with other entrepreneurial-minded students and listen to presentations from seasoned and nascent entrepreneurs, subject matter experts, motivational speakers and fellow students who are making the transition from dreamers to doers.
One of the highlights of the conference is the CEO Global Pitch Competition. Preliminary rounds of the competition take place each day of the conference with the winners being announced at an awards ceremony on the conference’s final day. Over the years, thousands of students have participated in this highly competitive competition that showcases new and innovative business concepts from some of the best and brightest entrepreneurially minded students in the United States.
Homeboy Industries, FinancialAid.com, and of course, ERI.
When discussing ERI, he shared the company’s industry leading efforts to protect digital security while recycling all electronics in an environmentally responsible manner – and doing it here in the US.
“We are excited John agreed to be a keynote speaker at our Global Forum this year,” said James Zebrowski, CEO’s Managing Director. “CEO is dedicated to the promotion of its mission to inform, support and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation, and John is a great example of what can be achieved when an entrepreneur pursues dreams.”
“It is an absolute honor and privilege to share insights with this incredible collection of future business leaders,” said Shegerian. “Sharing best practices, and insights with these impressive college students, and possibly inspiring them to pursue their own dreams of enterprise building is what it’s all about, really.”