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ENTREPRENEURSHIP LIVE WITH HENK ROGERS

HENK ROGERS

Founder & Chairman, Blue Planet Foundation
Founder, Blue Planet Energy
“From Tetris To Space.”
When        Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 5 – 6:30 PM (Doors Open At 4:30 | Networking From 6:00 – 6:30 PM)
Where    sPACE, Shidler Room E-402
Free. Open to all current, classified uh students. Refreshments provided.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Henk B. Rogers is a Dutch-born entrepreneur, clean energy, and space exploration visionary who has dedicated the past decade of his career to the research, development, advocacy, and implementation of renewable energy sources in his adopted home of Hawaii and beyond. Rogers spent his early career in Japan as a video game designer and publisher. Rogers went on to revolutionize the video game industry by securing the rights for the blockbuster Tetris.

Today, Rogers serves as chairman of Blue Planet Software, the sole agent for the Tetris franchise; founder of Blue Planet Foundation, the state’s leading nonprofit clean energy advocate; founder of Blue Startups, Hawaii’s first venture accelerator for local technology entrepreneurs; and founder of Blue Planet Research, which is working on off-grid solutions and exploring the hydrogen economy.

Meet Rogers and hear his thoughts on being the catalyst to building off-planet human habitats.

Articles on Rogers:

After selling Tetris to the world, Henk Rogers wants to build a moonbase

Off the Grid on Hawaii Island

Serial entrepreneur Henk Rogers wants to build a moon base in Hawaii

Past Events: 

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Inspiring Innovation Speaker Series Featuring Henk Rogers, founder of Tetris Company and Blue Planet Software

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