Inventor Steven Ausnit, considered a pioneer who helped create the Ziploc bag, will discuss his six decades of business ventures and entrepreneurialism to mark Entrepreneurship Week on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in the Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union.
A reception will precede the keynote event at 5 p.m.
Ausnit formed Minigrip Inc., and played an integral role in the development of the re-closable plastic bag. Now retired from Minigrip, Ausnit remains an active entrepreneur, investing in various businesses around the world while holding 116 patents in his name and co-holding 67 others.
Ausnit’s appearance is the first of a new “After Hours” speaker series established by the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, which along with the Coleman Chair for Entrepreneurship, is sponsoring the event.
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