We gratefully acknowledge our donors resolute belief and action in supporting entrepreneurship and for their significant funding of Collaborative for Entrepreneurship & Innovation programs. This steadfast group has helped shape the entrepreneurship program into an important facet of the innovative education at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. As a stakeholder in a thriving technology economy and with a goal to improved society, the entrepreneurship program is committed to helping people advance concepts for new products, processes, and organizations into enterprising endeavors. We are obliged to our donors for their promise to aid young entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators through their philanthropic gifts to the entrepreneurship center at WPI.
Jeremy Hitchcock, '04
Jeremy Hitchcock didn’t start out to be an Internet entrepreneur but as both Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Dynamic Network Services Inc. – things worked out fine.
Paul R. Beswick '57
Honor, perseverance, and loyalty are some of the old-fashioned–and timeless values that resonate with Paul Beswick, owner of a well-respected New Hampshire engineering firm.
R. Kingman Webster '54
When looking at colleges more than 50 years ago, Kingman Webster decided to apply to only one. "I liked science, had a bent toward engineering and math, and so I was attracted to WPI."
Robert H. Grant '42
In addition to serving his country in two wars, Robert H. Grant distinguished himself by establishing one of the most successful real estate development companies in the western United States.
Henry M. Strage, Ph.D. '54
In addition to his 30 years as senior director of McKinsey & Company, Henry Strage has contributed to national economic development, health care policy, education, and more for numerous nations.