Peter McAlindon - Founder & CEO of BLUE ORB

La's Bistro - 439 S Nova Road Ormond Beach, 32174 Ormond Beach Wed, Oct 17, 2018, 5:30 PM (EDT)

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Dr. Peter McAlindon has built an incredible company that develops computer technology for persons with disabilities

As a University of Central Florida doctoral student in Industrial Engineering with an emphasis in ergonomics, Dr. Peter McAlindon developed the OrbiTouch Keyless Keyboard to help persons with injuries or disabilities type painlessly. It is currently the only ergonomic keyboard to use domes instead of keys to type and mouse. The orbiTouch has received numerous industry awards and the top honor for accessible technology at the Consumer Electronics Show. Through Blue Orb, Dr. McAlindon has successfully secured three rounds of funding from the National Science Foundation’s SBIR program and more than $5,000,000 in angel investor funding.

Peter McAlindon, Ph.D., is a 1989 MAS graduate of Embry-Riddle here in Daytona.  He is a co-founder of venVelo, Florida's newest business accelerator and seed capital fund. He is also currently Entrepreneur in Residence at the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business.

Join us to learn about the distinguished career of this extraordinary entrepreneur. Hear his vision for helping people with disabilities become entrepreneurs. You'll network with innovators, influencers and professionals from our community. Enjoy exquisite appetizers crafted by La's Bistro. Be inspired by Dr. McAlindon's story and participate in an interactive Q&A.  This will be a truly exceptional atmosphere with friends, both old and new. 

The event is free to attend, but requires advance registration.  Only 100 seats will be available, so reserve your seat as soon as possible.

Speaker

  • Peter McAlindon, Ph.D

    Peter McAlindon, Ph.D

    Blue Orb

    CEO

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  • When

    Wednesday, Oct 17
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

    Where

    La's Bistro
    439 S Nova Road Ormond Beach32174

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      Jeff Badovick

      Jeff Badovick

      Ormond Beach Chapter Director

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