CYPRESS TEXAS — Learn the steps to gaining the competitive edge in business at the April 24 Speaking of Business Series presentation at Lone Star College-CyFair.

Join CEO of Fruition Technology Labs Wesley Okeke for his “The Driving Forces of Business Innovation” talk as he illustrates how innovation improves an organization’s ability to collaborate and compete in an ever-changing world.

“Wesley has a passion for encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit of each person he meets,” said Ellen Junious, LSC-CyFair business professor and series coordinator. “Attendees at this month’s presentation will walk away inspired and ready to take the next steps to play an integral role in meeting business needs.”

Okeke has a more than 18-year career in business development, marketing and sales within technology companies based in Boston and Silicon Valley. He developed new markets for tech-based products in 10 industry segments as well as supported three global divisions in marketing and product development. His career that took him to Asia, Europe, Canada, South America and throughout the United States.

From his corporate experience, Okeke said “I learned the vital importance having a simple and clear process to successfully take an idea from concept to launch while keeping the focus on the people for whom this idea has its purpose.”

Light refreshments will be served at this upcoming event held from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the Conference Center at 9191 Barker Cypress; however, space is limited.

The free Speaking of Business Series is designed to enhance the personal and professional development of future business and community leaders.

Sponsoring this series is LSC-CyFair’s Business and Communication Studies Division. For information, contact Junious, at 281.290.3511.

Helping more than 22,000 students reach their academic and career goals, Lone Star College-CyFair is the 5th comprehensive college in the Lone Star College System, located at 9191 Barker Cypress Road just three miles south of U.S. Highway 290. Tomorrow also starts today at the LSC-Fairbanks Center, located at 14955 Northwest Freeway, LSC-Cypress Center, located at 19710 Clay Road and LSC-Westway Park Technology Center, located at 5060 Westway Park Boulevard. For more information about LSC-CyFair and its programs, call 281.290.3200 or visit LoneStar.edu/cyfair.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, 10 centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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