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President Mary Sue ColemanAs part of the Ann Arbor SPARK 10-year anniversary celebration, we’ve invited founding members to this special series to share their insights and reflect on the economic progress we’ve made in the Ann Arbor region.

During this podcast, Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK, interviews Dr. Mary Sue Coleman, president emerita of the University of Michigan. Dr. Coleman talks about the economic environment 10 years ago and her vision to create an ecosystem where the University Office of Tech Transfer works closely with economic development to incubate companies that bring jobs to the region. Dr. Coleman discusses how Ann Arbor SPARK was integral to leveraging talent and ideas from the university to create viable businesses.

Listen to the podcast at this link.