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Innovate State | Malik Hall

Event Description

The Innovate State Speaker Series brings both emerging and accomplished Spartans back to campus for a fireside chat-style interview. These 60-minute sessions offer the chance for guests to share their perspectives on a wide array of topics like innovation, startup life, investments, and career paths. Students get the opportunity to hear firsthand about the hard knocks of the entrepreneurship & innovation hustle to maintaining work/life balance. These are stories of success, stories of failures, and stories of uncommon will—and you do not want to miss them. Innovate State kicks-off at 6 p.m. ET in the Larry & Teresa Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab (651 N. Shaw Ln., M025 Business Pavilion, East Lansing, MI 48824) and are free to the community. Events will be offered in-person only but are available virtually on the Friday following the event at eship.msu.edu/innovate-state/. Early registration is highly encouraged. About our Speakers Malik Hall, Technical Program Manager, Microsoft Malik Hall is a Technical Program Manager at Microsoft, overseeing the deployment of New Technology hardware for Azure Cloud Platform. Malik is the co-lead for Diversity and Inclusion at Microsoft, and helps the tech giant form foundations and strategies on diversity and inclusion. Additionally, with an overall goal of enhancing our lives by our lives by building new technology to serve humanity better & to tie his background together to figure out how I can create technology that serves a sociable purpose; Malik is also a co-founder of a startup called JustGrabit which was selected to participate in Version One Accelerator program. Malik graduated from the College of Engineering at Michigan State University in 2018, majoring in Applied Engineering & Sciences with a concentration in Supply Chain Management and minored in Computer Science.

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