Thursday, January 30th| 6pm - 7:30pm | Johnson 221


The Launch-U Speaker Series is open to students of all majors who have a desire to explore and pursue entrepreneurship. Launch-U is co-sponsored by InnovationX, the Entrepreneurship Student Club, and the College of Engineering. Visit for more details and resources to help you move your ideas forward.


About our featured guest speaker:  

Sue Galatz, Founder & CEO, Yellow Bike Lab, LLC

Sue Galatz is founder of Yellow Bike Lab, LLC, where she works to clarify, align, accelerate, and unlock organizations, teams, and individuals. In 2018, Sue retired from Nike. While there, she served in various Business Director roles that spanned disciplines and fields. Before joining Nike, Galatz gained experience in directing global supply chain, engineering management, and corporate strategy at Mentor Graphics as well as Tektronix. She also has experience working as a business development consultant with numerous Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and education institutions (examples include:  Ford, IBM, FedEx, BMW, Nordstrom, Calpine, the US Navy, the State of Oregon, and the University of Nebraska). Galatz leverages strong communications and relationship building skills to bring great ideas to life. She is adept at making innovative ideas real, and making the complicated simple. She enjoys hiking, cycling, and other outdoor sports, along with art, travel, and community service. Galatz holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University, a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Portland, and a certification in Japanese from Shibusawa International School in Fukaya, Japan.

Members of the Leadership Academy are encouraged to participate. Those who participate can complete one requirement for the Academy. Mr. Nader will speak with students from 6-7:30 pm.

To receive credit:

1) Register in the portal

2) After completion of the event, fill out the post-reflection survey

Not a member? Submit your application today!

(All OSU engineering students in good academic standing are eligible to apply)