The Inspiring Innovation Speaker Series, organized by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) and First Insurance Co. of Hawaii, presents a free and public talk by Peter Rowan, former VP of New Ventures for Coinstar (which invested in Redbox).

Monday, October 13
5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Shidler College of Business Room A-101

Peter Rowan is the former corporate vice president of new ventures at Coinstar, where he led more than 20 acquisitions, investments and divestitures, including investment in Redbox.

Discussion Topic: “Entrepreneurship on a Burning Platform”
Sometimes the dumbest ideas are great ones and the greatest ideas are short-lived. As an entrepreneur, it is not always enough to discover the “next big thing.”  Often, successful entrepreneurs capitalize on timing, change and competitive weakness in order to build great businesses.

Online registration is required at