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Media Advisory: Mukesh Chatter, Co-Founder of Nexabit and NeoSaej, to Discuss Entrepreneurship at Johns Hopkins Lecture

September 19, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Phil Sneiderman
Office: (443) 287-9960
Cell: (410) 299-7462
prs@jhu.edu

WHEN: 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20.

WHERE: Mason Hall at The Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md.

WHO: Mukesh Chatter will speak at a technology management lecture and award program established by a Johns Hopkins graduate and his wife. Mukesh Chatter, along with Priti Chatter, founded the telecom company Nexabit Networks, which was acquired by Lucent in 1999. They also are co-founders of NeoSaej Corp., a Boston-based Internet startup, Mukesh Chatter has more than 18 years of experience in the architecture, design and development of networking equipment and supercomputers and has several patents associated with this work.

WHAT: The title of Chatter’s talk is “If You Like Roller Coasters, You Sure Will Love Entrepreneurship!” A reception will follow the lecture.

WHY: This event is part of a lecture series conceived by Sydney Blumenthal, who earned an electrical engineering degree at Johns Hopkins in 1937 and went on to become chairman of the Blumenthal-Khan Electrical Limited Partnerships, a contracting company based in Owings Mills, Md. In 1993, he and his wife, Mitzi, endowed an award and lecture to enrich the educational experience at Johns Hopkins. The lecture allows students to hear distinguished speakers talk about subjects such as business management, entrepreneurship, law and ethics, and how these topics apply to engineering and technology. Sydney Blumenthal died in 1999, and his widow has continued to support the program.

To RSVP or to obtain more information, please call 410-516-8723 or email engineering@jhu.edu.

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