Season 4, Episode 3
The Rice Energy Finance Summit (REFS) founders, Jan Goetgeluk '10 and Jesús Patiño '10, join host Scott Gale '19 to discuss how they first met at Rice Business’ international student orientation many years ago, the experience of launching REFS, how Hurricane Ike played a role in their friendship, and the importance of swinging big.
Owl Have You Know
Season 3, Episode 26
For our final episode of season 3, we wanted to bring you one last conversation from this year’s Alumni Reunion.
Brad Burke is the managing director of Rice Alliance, Rice Business’ flagship entrepreneurship initiative launched in 2000. Brad has led Rice Alliance since 2001, helping the Rice Business Plan Competition become the world’s largest and richest student startup competition. Since Rice Alliance’s inception, more than 2,950 tech startups have participated in its programs.
In the Rice Alliance space in McNair Hall, host Maya Pomroy ’22 chats with Brad about his journey to Houston, his illustrious career spanning 22 years at Rice, and some of the most memorable competition winners.