Walter O'Brien to keynote Project ECHO at UCLA
April 14, 2016 12:49 PM MST
Walter O'Brien, CEO and founder of Scorpion Computer Services, Inc. and executive producer of CBS's hit television show, Scorpion, will address over 500 high-school students from across the Southland at Project ECHO's 12th annual High School Entrepreneur's Business Plan Competition. The finals event where O'Brien will keynote is scheduled for Sunday, April 17th at UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Project Entrepreneurial Concepts Hands On! (ECHO), established in 1996, has seen year-over-year growth in its year-round entrepreneurship program that provides high-school students with in-demand business skills. This year, over 100 teams from 20 high schools will compete in the two-day competition. Project ECHO's annual competition provides Southern California high-school students the opportunity to pitch their business ventures to prominent members of the local business community who serve as volunteer venture-capitalist judges.