Founder of Newmind Group and happiness enthusiast next speaker at Entrepreneurship Forum
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The founder of Newmind Group, an IT solutions company, will be the next speaker in the Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series at Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business.
Daniel Jefferies will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, March 20, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (269) 387-6059 or at wmich.edu/business/e-rsvp. Free parking is available in the Fetzer Center lot.
Founded in 2005, Newmind Group is an award-winning IT management service provider that works with business leaders and IT departments to manage and improve technology tools and resources. Newmind Group works with businesses of all sizes in industries such as education, healthcare, real estate, hospitality and more.
The company specializes in strategic technology, including mobility and collaboration solutions, technology and networking consultations, data backup, cloud computing and business continuity. In 2014, Newmind Group was listed as one of the 500 fastest growing private companies by Inc. magazine. Newmind Group is headquartered in downtown Kalamazoo and has employees in remote positions across the country.
A self-described entrepreneur, investor, advisor and troublemaker, Daniel Jefferies is the founder of Newmind Group, launching the company with the desire to assist companies in making work more profitable, productive and fun using technology.
Jefferies stepped down as CEO of the company in January 2014 to focus on research and development initiatives in conjunction with Newmind Group. Jefferies has a background in information technology and software development as well as a strong interest in entrepreneurship and improving engagement and happiness in the workplace.