The GI Lecture + Education Series is an effort put forth by Griffiss Institute to bring together local businesses, Air Force Research Laboratory researchers, and academia, to expose and inform the Central New York business and research community, on technology-driven topics of common interest, and to also promote business development by providing networking opportunities among researchers and attendees. Have you heard about Innovation Collective (IC)? Interested in learning more? Please join us for a short webinar to meet Taylor Brose and discuss what the IC team is doing to help people start and grow innovative businesses in our region. Innovation Collective is an education and human capital company. Through curated events, mentorship, skills training, corporate partnerships, placemaking, and IC software, they create grass roots social experiences that help people start and grow innovative businesses. The IC helps people in a region become a community, learn new skills together and create vibrant places for them to work and live. Mr. Taylor Brose is an engaging and enthusiastic team builder who currently serves as the Innovation Collective Utica Community Manager. He grew up in New York State, graduated from Hobart in Geneva, NY and obtained an MS Degree in Education from George Mason University. After spending 10 years in the classroom, he managed residential and clinical services at Pathfinder Village (adult residential care for individuals with Down Syndrome), and prior to joining the Innovation Collective Taylor served as the Regional Administrator for the US Census Bureau.