Keynote Speaker:

Vice Adm.

"Mat" Winter - United States Navy, Retired

Vice Admiral Mathias W. "Mat" Winter, retired, is a Notre Dame alumnus and served for more than 20 years as a senior defense acquisition executive in the U.S. military. Winter was a three-star admiral who led all aspects of acquisition and ownership of the $1.5+ trillion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. He also led a team of over 5,000 military, civilian and industry professionals and managed over $30 billion in annual funding with over $100 billion in capital asset management and over 3,000+ member global supply chain management responsibilities.

Event Partners

Ice Miller's emerging companies team has deep experience in the legal issues that are critical to growth and success such as entity formation, capitalization, capital raising, intellectual property rights and protection, growth and exit strategies, corporate governance, tax matters and employee incentive compensation arrangements.

Irwin IP was founded in 2014 by Barry Irwin, a 27-year veteran of high-stakes intellectual property litigation. Barry is a “double domer” and currently an adjunct professor at the Notre Dame Law School. Irwin IP provides premium, efficient, and ethical advocacy and represents a wide variety of clients, from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Please visit for more information.


Innovation Rally Event Registration - Nov. 15, 2019 - WEB

Innovation Rally Event Registration - Nov. 15, 2019 - WEB

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