Sent: Monday, March 14, 2005 3:31 PM
Subject: Ventures - U. Andes
Bogotá, 14 de marzo de 2005.
La universidad de los Andes ha invitado a Nick Voigt, profesor de Emprendimiento del College of Management
del Georgia Institute of Technology y encargado del Global Technology Entrepreneurship programs a
El profesor Voig quisiera tener una charla con los ganadores de Ventures y por ello los estamos invitando este
jueves 17 de marzo a las 7:30 en el Club El Nogal, salón Bruselas (Cra 7 78-96, piso 8). Se ofrecerá desayuno.
Deben confirmar su asistencia a la mayor brevedad posible a mi mail firstname.lastname@example.org y preparar una
presentación de 5 minutos del proyecto
MARCELA VÉLEZ MATEUS
Executive in Residence
Assistant to the Dean for Global Technology Entrepreneurship Programs
Instructor, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, E-business
College of Management (The Business School at Georgia Tech)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Nick Voigt is an Executive in Residence and Assistant to the Dean for Global Technology
Entrepreneurship Programs. In this position, Mr. Voigt is developing several programs for Technology
Entrepreneurship including a Global Technology Business Plan Competition. Mr. Voigt is responsible for
the IMPACT Speaker series, where business leaders speak on campus to students and the community.
Mr. Voigt is a full-time instructor in the Georgia Tech College of Management specializing in
Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Technology Strategy, Information Technology, E-
business, and E-commerce. His areas of expertise include change management, technology strategy,
leading organizational change, preparing people for technology, and company values. He is also an
Associate Professor at the ICN école de management in Nancy France where he is teaching Technology
Strategy and Information Technology Management in the MBA curriculum.
Mr. Voigts active projects include formation of a global network of technology focused entrepreneurship
and commercialization centers (G-TEC), project director for the GlobalTeam MBA program and
executive education on technology strategy and innovation.
Prior to Georgia Tech, Mr. Voigt was with Hewlett-Packard 28 years holding various leadership positions
in consulting, sales, marketing and support. His experience includes leadership of Communication
industry sales, Worldwide Mission Critical Support business, and Start-ups in Internet Portal business
and Network management services.
Mr. Voigt led an internal ventures organization within Hewlett-Packard. This group focused on forming
new Internet businesses in the customer service and support organization. His group developed several
start-up internal Internet services for Hewlett-Packard, which provided support services for non-HP
platforms. These services utilized the latest technologies and employed web business models. The new
venture organization developed independent businesses outside of the traditional Hewlett-Packard service
and support infrastructure.
Prior to the Internet venture group, Mr. Voigt was the General Manager of the Americas Software
Service and Support Organization. He led Hewlett-Packards software business and has led major change
initiatives focused on improvements in Hewlett-Packard's customer satisfaction, service, and support
processes. These efforts have kept Hewlett-Packard as the leader in customer satisfaction. He was one of
the key architects of the customer centric support model and led the worldwide implementation efforts.
Mr. Voigt holds a BS degree in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Masters
degree in Management of Technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He serves on several
business councils, including the Executive Roundtable, Corporate Council of Advisors-Management of
Technology, and Board of Directors for School of Public Policy.
Mr. Voigt has been recognized in Whos Who in Technology for 1998 and 1999 by the Atlanta Business
Nick and his wife, Star live in Alpharetta, GA and are members of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church.