Columbia Entrepreneurship Comes To Wilshire Blvd: H.U.M.A.N. a Very Healthy Startup

Columbia Entrepreneurship 
Comes To Wilshire Blvd.

Please join LA-Area Columbia Alumni
for a
Night of Entrepreneurship
in conversation with

Sean Kelly '05 SEAS, CEO, Co-Founder H.U.M.A.N.


Chris McGarry
Co-Director Columbia University Entrepreneurship

Thursday, March 5th
Blank Spaces Mid-Wilshire (map)
5405 Wilshire Blvd.

(two blocks west of La Brea)

7:00 pm – On-Wilshire Parking Available
7:00 pm – Light Snacks, Beer, and Wine served
Talk Begins at 7:30

In 2008, Sean Kelly co-founded HUMAN (Helping Unite Mankind And Nutrition) – an INC 500 national franchise network of self-checkout healthy markets and healthy vending machines ranked #1 in its category in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500. Backed by a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, Sean is passionate about helping people and organizations utilize nutrition to become the most ideal version of themselves and maximize performance. A TEDx alum, Sean has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and Most Promising CEOs Under 35 lists

HUMAN is an award-winning and socially-responsible franchisor of automated retail businesses focused on increasing access to healthier foods and drinks by way of healthy vending machines, micro markets and snack delivery services. 10% of profits go to HUMAN Everywhere, our nonprofit charity arm that teaches social entrepreneurship and nutrition to students in underserved communities.

HUMAN has ranked on the following lists:

  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top 15 Innovative Established Franchises,” 2014
  • #1 in category, Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Best of the Best,” 2014
  • #5 of all Inc. 500s on Twitter, 2014

Chris McGarry, co-director 
Columbia Entrepreneurship

Chris McGarry is co-director for Columbia Entrepreneurship in the University Office of Alumni and Development. In this role, he helps to harness the business expertise, experience and talent in the alumni community for the benefit of young Columbia entrepreneurs. Mr. McGarry comes to Columbia Entrepreneurship from three years at Columbia Engineering where as a major gift officer he helped to connect SEAS alumni with entrepreneurship programming and young Columbia entrepreneurs. Prior to Columbia Engineering, Mr. McGarry enjoyed a 20-year career as a technology advertising and marketing professional working with many of the world’s biggest technology brands including Oracle, Cisco, Borland, Symantec and Seagate.


*** Few seats left! ***

March 05, 2015 at 7:00pm - 10pm

Blank Spaces Mid-Wilshire

5405 Wilshire Blvd
(two blocks west of La Brea)
Los Angeles, CA 90036
United States
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