Benjamin Wu Headlines Small Business University Series (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

benjamin-wu-500x500Benjamin Wu was the featured speaker at the Oct. 20th Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville.

Wu’s topic is entitled, “Steps to Success in Small Business.”

Wu is the Deputy Secretary of Commerce for the State of Maryland. He also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Maryland Department of Commerce. Wu is an internationally recognized technology policy expert and led the creation of significant Maryland, United States, and international initiatives affecting innovation, competition, technology commercialization, international trade, and economic development.

Watch Wu’s presentation, below:

During his 13-year tenure working in Congress, Wu drafted laws affecting federal intellectual property, requiring Y2K readiness, and advancing math and science education. In Maryland, Wu has a substantive record of forging successful public-private partnerships to drive scientific research and development and has effectively collaborated with the state’s industry, academia and federal, state and local partners on life sciences, cyber, energy, manufacturing, and international initiatives to accelerate technology-led economic development.

Wu graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh. Wu attended Montgomery County Public Schools and resides in Montgomery County.


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