Kenji Yoshino '11Kenji Yoshino ’11 will be a featured speaker in the Leading Innovation and Entrepreneurship speaker series on Wednesday, October 25. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 2:00 p.m. in Harris Cinema. The Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership is sponsoring the speaker series and associated course.

Yoshino is a Hamilton, NY native. In the Fall of 2013, while he was working for Grinnell College’s Science Learning Center,Yoshino invented and released the plans to the first Smartphone Microscope. The instructions went viral with over 2.5M views, and the scope is now being used in classrooms around the world. He currently lives in Hamilton, NY where he is working on redesigning his original invention into a commercial grade microscope to sell directly to consumers online.

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