Wednesday, November 8, 2023

17th Annual Prechter Lecture Featuring Andy Dunn

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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University of Michigan
A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Bldg
Kahn Auditorium
109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

This event is free and open to the public. Face masks are encouraged and will be available on-site. 

Entrepreneur, investor, and author of Burn Rate: Launching a Startup and Losing My Mind. 

Andy Dunn, 17th Annual Prechter Lecture keynote speaker

The 17th Annual Prechter Lecture will feature keynote speaker Andy Dunn, entrepreneur, author, and investor. Dunn co-founded the menswear ecommerce brand Bonobos in 2007 and served as the company’s CEO for its first ten years, pioneering the digitally native brand movement. Bonobos was the first American brand launched to scale using e-commerce. The company’s inventory-free store model, called guideshops, redefined what an offline retail experience can be in the digital era. A decade after its founding, Bonobos was acquired for $310 million. In 2022, Dunn published a memoir. In it, he lifts the veil on the mental health demons he’d been privately battling as he built Bonobos. "Burn Rate: Launching a Startup and Losing My Mind" chronicles his journey at the intersection of entrepreneurship and bipolar disorder. 

Following Andy Dunn's presentation will be a panel discussion highlighting the Prechter Program's research projects.

We are pleased to present:

  • Keynote speaker Andy Dunn, entrepreneur, author, and investor
  • Panel discussion about research into bipolar disorder, moderated by Melvin McInnis, M.D., director of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program

We will be livestreaming and recording this event. More information, including how to tune in, will be posted to this page in October.  

More event details to be announced!