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Watch: CEO of Mailchimp gives insights to Augusta University students

Ben Chestnut, an Augusta native and co-founder/CEO of the marketing platform Mailchimp, recently spoke at Augusta University in the lobby of the Georgia Cyber Center’s Shaffer MacCartney Building.

At the event, he reflected on the importance of community access to computing, gave advice on running an internet-based business and acknowledged the difference between creating a product or service and running a business to support your idea.

His talk was the first of three feature presentations leading up to the INNOVATE 2022 competition on March 31. To register for the INNOVATE competition, visit the CII website.

Watch highlights from the event below.

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Paige Boeke is a communications coordinator for Communications and Marketing at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at pfowler@augusta.edu.

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