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i2i Program Registration: Sept 10th | Everything Starts with an Idea

Session Topic

Everything starts with an idea. Guest speaker U.J. Jatar, the Chairman of Blue Earth Network, will be sharing with us how to leverage our strengths and talents to help turn our passions into successful businesses.

About the Speaker

Udaiyan (U.J.) Jatar has spent 20 years at Coca-Cola and P&G launching global brands like Pantene, Sprite and Nestea. He managed a global joint venture between Coke and Nestle and led strategic marketing for Coke’s Global Innovation Group to conceive transformative initiatives like Coca-Cola Freestyle (over $1b in sales). He is the Chairman of Atlanta based Blue Earth Network, a firm that helps leaders of organizations of all sizes to develop, incubate and scale transformative innovation. The firm utilizes a model called “The Seven Disciplines of Transcendent Branding and Innovation” based on 20 years of research into how “ordinary” people with limited resources envisioned, developed and scaled transformative ideas. U.J is co-founder of a social enterprise that has raised over $3m in funding to launch a breakthrough new technology sourced out of DARPA. He also teaches a course on “Creating and scaling transformative innovation” at Georgia Tech’s TI:GER (Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results) program and chairs the Transformative Social Innovation committee of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.


Synergies Work believes that entrepreneurship is a learned skill and we’re here to help you learn the fundamentals of becoming a successful entrepreneur. Learn everything you need to know about Starting & Launching Your Business in our eight-week program featuring guest speakers from Fortune 500 companies, successful non-profits, and more.

“It’s not magic, it’s not mysterious, and it has nothing to do with genes. It’s a discipline, and like any discipline, it can be learned.” – Peter Drucker