Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s vibrant culture encourages innovation among faculty, staff, students and alumni. Established in 2011, the Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards recognize UW innovators and alumni who further the Wisconsin Idea through outstanding accomplishments in entrepreneurship. Honorees have achieved great entrepreneurial success that contributes to economic growth and social good, offers models for the UW community, and inspires the campus culture of entrepreneurship.

Past Award Recipients

Date Honorees Stories and Videos
 

November 2018

 

Matt Howard ’11, Eric Martell ’12 and Alex Wyler, EatStreet

 

EatStreet snaps up campus award for entrepreneurship

 

 

May 2017

 

Michele Boal ’91, Quotient Technology (formerly Coupons.com)

Troy Vosseller ’06, MBA’09, JD’10, gener8tor and Sconnie

 

 

Alumni honored with Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

 

April 2016

 

Christopher Salm ’75, Salm Partners LLC

Andrew Ziegler ’83, JD’86, Artisan Partners LLC

 

 

UW honors noted entrepreneurs with achievement awards

 

May 2015

 

Mark Cook, Aova Technologies and Isomark LLC

Pavan Nigam MS’82, Cendura Corp and WebMD (formerly Healtheon)

 

UW honors noted entrepreneurs with achievement awards

 

May 2014

 

Elisa All ’90, 30Second Mobile and iParenting Media

Mike Shannon ’80, KSL Capital Partners

 

UW–Madison honors leading entrepreneurs with achievement awards

 

April 2013

 

Laurie Benson ’75, LSB Unlimited and CORE BTS (formerly Inacom Information Services)

Richard Burgess, ConjuGon

Brian Raffel ’86, Raven Software

Eric Sheinkop ’04, Music Dealers

 

UW honors four with Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards

 

April 2012

 

Rajiv Batra MS’83, Palo Alto Networks

Jon Hammes MS’74, Hammes Company

Sheldon B. Lubar ’51, LLB ’53, Lubar & Co

Thomas Rockwell “Rock” Mackie, TomoTherapy Inc.

Stephen Siegele ’84, Advanced Delivery & Chemical Systems

Toni Sikes MS ’83, The Guild, Inc.

Matthew Younkle ’97, Y Innovation LLC and Laminar Technologies

 

Seven receive entrepreneurial achievement awards

 

April 2011

 

Jim Berbee ’85, MS’87, MBA’89, Berbee Information Networks

Judy Faulkner MS’67, Epic Systems

Hector DeLuca MS’53, PhD’55, Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Chad Sorenson ’99, MS’01, MBA’02, Sologear LLC

James Weinert ’67, MBA’69 Weinert Applied Ventures in Entrepreneurship and the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship

 

Five receive Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards