We are delighted to have Dick Spring, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland and Executive Vice-Chairman of FEXCO as the first guest speaker of 2010 Fall class. Ireland has been a success case in the world where many incubation centers and techno-parks are formed to foster the entrepreneurship eco-system. There have been several tax programs to support the innovation and attract multinational technology companies to launch their EMEA HQs in the country. Mr. Dick Spring as an important figure of Ireland has been witnessed this transformation in the country. As the Executive Vice-Chairman of FEXCO, he has experienced the business world from technology company perspective after his successful political career. Mr. Spring will talk about business world from macroeconomic perspective which is mostly missed by entrepreneurs. Mr. Spring will also mention his experience at the latest economic crisis which affected Irish economy heavily.