Industry partners leverage UW-Madison for business success

Industry partners leverage UW-Madison for business success

Representatives of four large Midwestern businesses spanning retail, Internet technology, insurance and finance gave an insider’s view on establishing and profiting from expertise at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the world’s great universities.

The talk, part of the Office of Business Engagement’s “Day on Campus,” on Aug. 15, explored the genesis and evolution of relationships that spanned from a few months to many decades.

Attendees talk and network between sessions during an Office of Business Engagement (OBE) Day on Campus. The event aimed to bring together campus resources with potential business partners to initiate new campus-business relationships or expand existing ones.

The office’s mission is connecting businesses, in Wisconsin and beyond, to the vast expertise and enthusiasm found at UW-Madison, a campus with more than 44,000 students, 22,000 faculty and staff, and expertise in almost any conceivable field of science, culture and art.