Raytheon Chairman and CEO Daniel P. Burnham Keynotes WPI Venture Forum Annual Breakfast

Contact: WPI Media Relations, 508-831-5616

Worcester, MA - April 5, 2002 - Raytheon CEO Daniel P. Burnham will be keynote speaker at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Venture Forum annual "Breakfast With..." seminar. Burnham has been with Raytheon since 1998. The WPI Venture Forum an organization devoted to developing technology-based entrepreneurship, will host the program on Tuesday, May 7 from 7-9 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel in Marlboro, Mass.

Registration for the Venture Forum breakfast can be downloaded from the Venture Forum website at www.wpiventureforum.org or you may register by contacting the office at 508-831-5075. The registration fee for this event is $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers, which includes breakfast, and must be received by Friday, April 29, 2002.

About the WPI Venture Forum

The WPI Venture Forum (www.wpiventureforum.org) was created in 1990 to promote the entrepreneurial spirit and to serve those who engage in technology-based entrepreneurial enterprises by providing advice, support and education tailored to meet their needs. The forum fosters entrepreneurship through such activities as monthly programs, a business plan contest, a weekly radio show on News Radio WTAG (Saturdays, 5-7 pm, 580am), and a monthly newsletter.