FEI NEO April Chapter Meeting – Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Annual Educator’s/Academic Night

Keynote Presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ethan Karp, PhD, President & CEO, MAGNET

TOPIC: “Make It Better: A Blueprint for Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio”


Dr. Ethan Karp is an expert in transforming companies and communities. As President and CEO of MAGNET, he has helped hundreds of manufacturing companies grow through technology, innovation, and talent. Dr. Karp is passionate about driving economic prosperity in Northeast Ohio. He’s a committed change-maker and community builder. He serves as Board Chair of Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Development and as a Director on the boards of the following organizations: American Small Manufacturers Coalition, Cleveland Leadership Center, MidTown Cleveland, Inc., Cleveland Jewish Publication Company, and the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland. Dr. Karp is a recognized thought leader and a frequent national media commentator on the future of manufacturing in America, including a regular column in Forbes. Before joining MAGNET in 2013, he worked with Fortune 500 companies at McKinsey & Co. Dr. Karp received undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and physics from Miami University and a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from Harvard University. He currently resides in Cleveland with his wife and three daughters.

Professional Development Session

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CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Event Details/Registration

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Session
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address

MAGNET Cleveland
1768 E. 25th St
Cleveland OH  44114

(located on the northeast corner of the Cleveland State University campus, just north of the CSU Plant Facilities building)

The gated Parking Lot 56 at E. 24th and Payne Ave is reserved for MAGNET staff and visitors. The lot entrance is off E. 24th Street. There is metered street parking, but space is at a premium when CSU is in session.

Pre-registration is required

No charge for FEI Members with pre-paid chapter dues

No charge for Strategic Partners

$50/per person for non-members



FEI NEO is committed to the health and safety of our members, partners,  and guests. We have developed guidelines and best practices which will be in accordance with guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio and those set forth by the venue. All guidelines will be communicated to attendees prior to the meeting.