“Today, we're going to show you entrepreneurship in action,” Bill Aulet, SF ’94, (Professor of the Practice, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management; Managing Director, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship) said onstage at Kresge Auditorium last September.
“We’re all about having an impact on the world's greatest challenges. That’s what we’re here for and we’ll never stop doing that.”
Although the chief mission of MIT Sloan is to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world, entrepreneurship and innovation play a significant part in this equation. As Aulet later noted, “entrepreneurs can be all around us, and not just in high tech startups.”
Here are eight other quotes about the importance of entrepreneurship by alumni we spoke to this year: