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Innovation Conversation with Akeem Shannon

Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Skandalaris Center, Mallinckrodt 128, 6465 Forsyth Blvd #128, St. Louis, MO 63105

Join us at the Skandalaris Center for our first Innovation Conversation of 2023-2024 academic year!

Our Innovation Conversations help to expose students to a variety of creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs in the WashU and St. Louis communities.

Akeem Shannon is the founder and CEO of Flipstik, a gravity-defying phone accessory that caught the attention of Snoop Dogg and Sean Diddy Combs before being featured on Shark Tank. A St. Louis native, Akeem has had more than his fair share of failures, setbacks, and hurdles before inching his way to success. From college dropout to CEO of an Inc Magazine Top 50 Fastest Growing Consumer Brand, his story is truly inspiring.

Join us as Akeem shares his story and how he overcame obstacles in pursuit of his entrepreneurial dream!

We’ll see you there!


Thursday, September 28, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Skandalaris Center, Mallinckrodt 128
6465 Forsyth Blvd #128, St. Louis, MO 63105 + Map

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