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Making Things Better: A Journey Through Impact Entrepreneurship

October 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

- Free

Rey (UCB ’96) is a scientist entrepreneur and investor. He specializes in the early commercialization stages of innovation with a focus on startups working for a positive impact on society and the environment. He has successfully developed and commercialized new materials for industrial and consumer goods. Rey holds degrees in Biochemistry and Computational Biology from UC Berkeley and UCSF and was an NSF Fellow at the California Nanosystems Institute at UCLA. Along with his siblings Desi (UCB ’98) and Tala (UCB ’01) and their parents (Dado & Maria) the Banatao Family’s philanthropic efforts focus on the combination of education technology and entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley the Asian Pacific Fund and the Philippine Development Foundation whose goal is to eradicate poverty in the Philippines through education and entrepreneurship. Rey is passionate about exploring remote destinations in search of good waves or snow with friends and family and truly believes in combining work with play.Speaker: D. Rey Banatao


October 25, 2017
12:00 pm