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Souper Tuesday Lunch-n-Learn with Ron Klein, The Grandfather of Possibilities

July 26, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Ron Klein, The Grandfather of Possibilities

Welcome to Souper Tuesday! Meet Ron Klein, business consultant, entrepreneur, and inventor. He describes himself as an ordinary man who accomplishes extraordinary things. He is a problem solver. Every solution has resulted in monumental change, either in a new invention or a simple solution. His innovative ideas have changed the world. He is the inventor of the Magnetic Strip on the Credit Card, Credit Card Validity Checking System and the developer of computerized systems for Real Estate (MLS) Multiple Listing Services, Voice Response for the Banking Industry and BOND Quotation and Trade Information for the New York Stock Exchange. Wow!

Ron is coming to Station 2 Innovation to give an interactive talk with our audience, “Innovation, Inventions, and Entrepreneurs: Creating Your Own Future.”

Some people think excelling in one area is simply not enough. Ron Klein chooses to approach life and business from multiple angles at once. He was voted 2003’s athlete of the year in Sarasota, well past what most people would consider the prime of their lives, while continuing his pursuits as an entrepreneur and inventor. Multi-talented and undeterred Ron encourages people to not believe in the word “can’t” and to pursue their dreams.

What can attendees expect when they hear Ron Klein talk? You’ll hear about his backstory and his own grandfather who was also an inventor. He speaks with clarity and loves to impart nuggets of wisdom. He frame problems as challenges and opportunities and will help the audience see the world through his lens. You’ll learn to set goals towards solutions and see life and its challenges as a journey. Learn to ask a lot of questions and what is pertinent. You’ll learn to create a roadmap for where you want to go and ask yourself: is this my original concept, is this my mission, is this my model? And you’ll learn to fill in the gaps, focus on simplicity, uncomplicated things, and know what to focus on.

He now helps inventors and entrepreneurs with their intellectual property and creations with the goal of taking them to market. He analyzes businesses, challenges, and ideas and provide clients with answers and solutions for positive direction.

Influencers and Innovation – Magnetic Stripe Credit Card from Eric Jankstrom on Vimeo.


Come along and ask questions and share what you know in our casual, welcoming atmosphere. Network, learn and mingle with fellow professionals from Manatee & Sarasota counties and the surrounding area all along the Innovation Coast. We feature informative and exciting events handpicked from the area’s best and brightest, all of which will propel your skills and businesses forward. You’ll learn fresh perspectives and about new innovations in technology, business, education, and more. Mark your calendar and be prepared at each session to learn new tools and tactics and arrive early for business networking opportunities.

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Once a month, one of our local soup makers shares in the making of the soup we serve. Bring your own soup or brown bag lunch to eat or share at this event. There is no cost for the soup but a donation jar will be present to benefit the local non-profit, Turning Points.

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July 26, 2016
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