Engineering | Entrepreneurship + Innovation

E+I @ Fulton Leadership Team

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Brent Sebold
(480) 727-4773
Engineering Center G-wing (ECG) 128C [map]

Brent Sebold is the Executive Director of Venture Development at Entrepreneurship + Innovation within Arizona State University’s Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development. In this role, Brent leads a variety of enterprise-wide startup support initiatives for student, faculty, and community-based entrepreneurs. Concurrently, Sebold serves as the Director of E+I @ Fulton within ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Dr. Sebold is responsible for the organization and advancement of curricular and co-curricular entrepreneurship programs for all Fulton students and faculty. He also oversees the eSeed Challenge + Accelerator, which is the Schools’ premier new venture funding and support initiative. Brent also co-directs the Fulton Generator Labs, which is a 6,500 square foot workspace for student enterprisers.


Carolyn Hirata
Lecturer and Program Chair, Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Program
(480) 727-1625
Sutton Hall (SUTON) 340E [map]

Carolyn Hirata is a lecturer and program chair in the Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Program at the Polytechnic School, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. She worked in industry at Motorola for 15 years, where she served as a Manufacturing Manager and Director of Human Resources.Professor Hirata is now committed to the advancement of entrepreneurship and innovation learning opportunities across the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.


Brittany Martin
Coordinator- Student Engagement
(480) 727-0074
Engineering Center G Wing 128 (ECG) 128A [map]

As the Coordinator for E+I @ Fulton, Brittany oversees the programming and logistics for all entrepreneurship + innovation initiatives. Brittany obtained her Master of Advanced Study in the Social Work field from ASU, with an emphasis in Infant-Family Practice. After working in child welfare for three years, Brittany transitioned into an Operations role within Sun Devil Athletics before joining the Student Engagement team within FSE. During her undergraduate years at ASU, Brittany was on the Diving team for four years and graduated from Barrett the Honors College. Brittany also coordinates for the EPICS program, Devils Invent series and the Live @ Generator Labs speaker series.