PNC Business Innovation Summit

Friday, April 22, 2022

The Business Case for Social Innovation

Social innovation exists in the for-profit and not-for-profit industries. This year’s conference we will hear from several for-profit social innovators who are solving human and community issues.

The conference will be held at the Cornerstone at 401 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY. Parking Information 


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Ian McClure
Ian McClure is the Associate Vice President for Research (AVPR), Innovation and Economic Impact for UK Innovate at the University of Kentucky. Previously, Ian was also the Executive Director of the UK Office of Technology Commercialization. He began his career as a Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Intellectual Property (IP) transactions attorney. Following private practice, he helped build a start-up company in Chicago, IPXI, that was the world’s first financial exchange for IP and technology rights, which he led through product development, capital raise, proof of concept and growth to 30+ full-time employees and two offices. Read Full Bio

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

Simon Sheather, Dean - Gatton College of Business and Economics

4:15 - 4:45pm

5:00 - 5:20pm

Scott Stuckey, the founder and CEO of Inquiry Technologies

5:25 - 5:55pm

Dr. Jason Marion the founder and CEO of ColiGlow and an Associate Professor of Environmental Health Science at Eastern Kentucky University

6:00 - 6:30pm

Dr. Meghan Marsac the founder and CEO of Cellie Coping Company and an Associate Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky

6:35 - 7:15pm

Closing Keynote - Ian McClure