(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc’s (GLI) EnterpriseCorp awarded the 2015 EnterpriseCorp Award on August 19. The award was presented to Greg Langdon. Langdon works with early-stage companies and related programs in Louisville, KY. He’s an active mentor with local accelerator programs including Velocity Indiana, XLerateHealth and Nucleus LaunchIt, and is a board member with GLI’s EnterpriseCorp and with Venture Connectors.
“The Signature Award recognizes an individual who has provided consistent leadership and exceptional support for Greater Louisville’s entrepreneurial community,” said President and CEO Kent Oyler. “Greg has done just that and much more.”
Greg Langdon was part of the executive team that led Efficient Networks from a venture-funded startup into a market-leading position in broadband Internet equipment, a successful initial public offering, acquisitions of several smaller firms, and subsequent sale to Siemens AG. Prior to Efficient Networks he held product development and system architecture positions in the telecom and computer industries. Langdon has a degree in electrical engineering from Vanderbilt University.
“I’m very honored to be the recipient of this year’s EnterpriseCorp Award,” said award winner Greg Langdon. “Louisville’s entrepreneurs help ensure our city’s future prosperity, and I’m proud to work alongside EnterpriseCorp and other groups and individuals who support them.”
The 2015 Signature Event brought together the region’s entrepreneurial and fast growth business community at The Mercury Ballroom. The event featured Ross Baird, Executive Director of Village Capital, as the keynote speaker and celebrated the progress on building a sustainable innovative eco-system. The event also featured a Q & A session with Baird, Director of Investments at Access Ventures TJ Abood, and CEO of Capture Higher Ed Steve Huey.
EnterpriseCorp is the entrepreneurial arm of Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) – the region’s leading economic development organization and the Louisville Regional Office for the Kentucky Innovation Network (KIN). GLI’s EnterpriseCorp is dedicated to building a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and culture for small, early and second stage fast growth firms. For more information, visit www.EnterpriseCorp.com.
About Greater Louisville Inc.
Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce is where regional business leaders come together to accelerate business competitiveness, economic growth and job creation in the Greater Louisville region. For more information, visit www.GreaterLouisville.com