Dean Harvey was the Executive Director of the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship in the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Prior to joining UK, he was Vice President of Business Development and Advanced Technologies for Octave Communications, a New Hampshire startup company. He was General Manager and a founding member of Lucent Technologies’ video conferencing unit. He has been instrumental in establishing links between university researchers and private investors. The Von Allmen Center was the catalyst behind the formation of the Bluegrass Angels, a group of over 60 accredited investors in the Bluegrass Region. The Von Allmen Center joined with Commerce Lexington to found the Lexington Venture Club, a bi-monthly networking event for scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers.
UK Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship
Former Executive Director