Innovation Thought Leaders

The Augeo Luminaries Speaker Series showcases prominent global leaders at the forefront of disruptive innovation in a broad range of industry, nonprofit and public sector fields. Distinguished authors, executives, entrepreneurs, investors and changemakers share their experiences from leading disruptive change – and their lessons for creatively driving innovation in any organization. Jointly developed by Augeo and the Carlson School, these events are designed to inspire and engage insightful debate among students, faculty and alumni of the University of Minnesota.

Luminaries - Antonio Gracias


Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Valor Equity Partners, Antonio Gracias, discusses “Disruptive Innovation – What It Takes to Transform Global Industries" at the Inaugural Augeo Luminaries Speaker Series at the Carlson School of Management.

Luminaries - Hany Nada


Co-founder of GGV Capital, Hany Nada, talking about Serendipity at the Inaugural Augeo Luminaries Speaker Series at the Carlson School of Management.