Brad Neilley to Speak at Rothman Institute’s Annual Recognition Reception

MADISON, NJ (September 2, 2010) — Brad Neilley, co-founder and CEO of Green Planet Group LLC, will deliver the keynote address for the Rothman Institute for Entrepreneurship’s 8th Annual Recognition Reception at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2010.

The reception will honor the winners of the 2010 FDU Innovation Challenge and the 2010 New Jersey Student Entrepreneur Awards. Both contests recognize students who demonstrate exceptional entrepreneurial skill and creativity.

Neilley is the co-founder and CEO of Green Planet Group LLC, a global organization that is leading efforts to harness technology for a healthy world by providing “Total Solutions” to build infrastructure in many countries worldwide, using the latest environmentally-friendly technologies to provide electric, lighting, and clean water solutions.

Prior to founding Green Planet, Neilley worked for a number of Fortune 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, the New York Times, and Deluxe Check Printers. At Johnson & Johnson, Neilley was worldwide vice president and served on the Management Board and served on the board of three Johnson & Johnson companies.  He was part of the executive team that grew the business from research and development to over $500 million in global sales. Neilley has an MBA from FDU and has also studied at Harvard University and the Wharton School of Business.

The public is invited to attend this event. Admission is free but registration is required. To register or for more information, call Gabrielle at 973-443-8842.

The reception will be held in Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham. The College at Florham is located at 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, N.J.

For Immediate Release

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