Thursday, June 11, 2009

The Big Day

The press conference for the high tech computing center project took place today at the Holyoke Public Library on Maple St. The room quickly filled with eager listeners, residents, and press. I was very excited for today!

For a full recap of the event, you can check out the Local Buzz's Twitter coverage.

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Photo Credit: Greg Saulmon

After the signing of the "statement of intent" for the project, the press swarmed to the front. I was delighted to see familiar faces from the state, tech, and academic world. Dr. Susan Hockfield, the president of MIT, and I shared a few words and reflected on enthusiasm of the project and city's potential. Paul Bosco, VP of Cisco's New England operations, gave me a powerful high-five.

Fellow young entrepreneurs / office-mates, Sam and Zach Dunn were also in attendence. They're the founders of One Mighty Roar, a network that includes the rapidly growing blog BuildInternet!. Check it out, good stuff!


Anonymous said...

man, you weren't messing around.. this is good stuff.

Joe said...

Finally! Holyoke is coming back!