University of South Carolina

Greg Hillman of SC Launch to speak April 27

Greg Hillman of SC Launch will be the guest speaker at an April 27 event presented by the University of South Carolina and Innovista. Hillman’s topic is “Business Performance: Establishing an Entrepreneurial Lead in the Southeast.”

The event runs from noon - 1:30 p.m. in the Honors Residence, Room B11, at Blossom and Sumter streets in Columbia. Parking is available in the Horizon garage at 519 Main St. Cost is $15, which includes lunch. To register, email name, address, company name and phone number to events5@sc.edu.

Hillman is a member of the SCRA/SC Launch initiative, where he has been responsible for program operations activity in South Carolina since late 2007. His prior experience includes management and operating roles in both start-up businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

With Computer Sciences Corporation’s (CSC) Consulting Practice, Hillman directed teams in several multi-billion dollar engagements. As national industry director with the Cincinnati Bell Information Systems (now Convergys), he grew and managed cellular carrier client accounts for greater than half of the industry.

Hillman was the CEO and co-founder of start-up Integrated Business Solutions (IBS) Inc., a Memphis-based regional systems integrator. As director with Appex LS, Boston, a Greylock venture-capital-funded cellular business systems firm, Hillman and a start-up team successfully orchestrated a $90 million sale to Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Personnel Communications Division. He was also the investor and CEO with start-up high-end consumer products manufacturer, Indulge Beauty, Inc.

Hillman earned an M.B.A. in economics/finance from the University of Utah and a B.A. in management from Park University in Kansas.

For more information, contact Lauren Edwards at 803-777-9796 or laurene@mailbox.sc.edu.

Greg Hillman speech

  • Who: Member of SCRA/SC Launch initiative
  • When: April 27, noon - 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: Honors Residence, Room B11

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Posted: 04/13/10 @ 12:00 AM | Updated: 04/26/10 @ 1:53 PM | Permalink