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BAEN & AGSM Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

February 20

Jason Schickedanz will be the guest speaker for the lecture on February 20 in Scoates Hall 317 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Jason Schickedanz, Perryton Texas has been involved as an entrepreneur starting and running a number of successful companies during his career. After graduating from Texas A&M with B.S. ’98 & M.Agr. ’00 degrees in Ag Systems Management, Jason worked in food processing/manufacturing and eventually agricultural risk management consulting. In 2005, he left the corporate world and started his first company, AgForce, Inc. that provides research and development of crop insurance programs for the USDA. Since that time, he has started or owned numerous companies, with three different companies being named to the prestigious Aggie 100 a total of seven times, including the No. 2 spot on the Aggie 100 in 2009. These companies span a wide range of industries including: production agriculture, aviation, consulting, insurance, restaurants, oil & gas, banking, and even Hollywood movies. Jason is a 2010 inductee to the BAEN Academy of Distinguished Graduates and recipient of the1998 ASAE Texas Section’s Superior Student Service Award.

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February 20