Babson Entrepreneurial Forum

Brett Andler to participate in Babson Enterpreneurial Forum panel


The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum will hold their fourteenth annual conference with the aim of connecting and educating the entrepreneur network in the Boston community. Tailored for new and seasoned entrepreneurs, the one day conference organizes the day around the themes of Explore, Pursue, and Grow.

  • Explore: for starters interested in discovering what’s next
  • Pursue: for enterprisers ready to discover the next steps in their journey
  • Grow: for the established entrepreneurs looking to optimize their efforts and develop themselves and their business.

Smart Design’s Brett Andler will be part of a panel titled, Prototyping and Design, along with Dan Reilly, Director of Innovation at Staples, Jose van der Veen, Global Product Line Manager of Puma International. Olin College professor Sara Hendren will be moderating the panel focused on the value of building early-phase prototypes as a means to gain early consumer insight and feedback. The group will converse about how this could save companies from making large investments in the beginning of development.

To learn more about the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum, visit

To learn more about Brett’s own ventures as an innovator, read this.

Nov 2015