Skip to main content Skip to main content

Press Release

Founder and CEO of Perky Jerky to speak at MSU Denver on April 8

Contact: Tim Carroll, Office 303-556-5136, Cell 303-870-7705

Posted: April 4, 2013

WHAT: Founder and CEO of Perky Jerky Brian Levin comes to Metropolitan State University of Denver to be honored as the 5th Annual Executive on Campus. Levin will make a public keynote address followed by a question-and-answer session. His presentation focuses on the creation of his latest product epiphany, Perky Jerky, among other tales regarding the challenges and obstacles drawn from his own experience as a young entrepreneur.   

WHY:   The Department of Management in the School of Business is sponsoring this free event as a professional-development opportunity for students, alumni and the local community.

WHEN/WHERE: Monday, April 8, 2013 - Science Building Room 1067, Auraria Campus - 12:45-1:45 p.m.

WHO:      Brian Levin– Founder and CEO of Perky Jerky      

Levin has been featured in Forbes magazine for his successful entrepreneurial ventures as co-creator of a service that sends current snow conditions to skiers' cell phones and for the creation and sale of a unique messaging/voting service widely used among popular reality shows. Levin also created and sold Useful Networks, a producer of advertising and social media software. His current business venture comes with the accidental creation of Perky Jerky, which has found success within the energy-product market.



About Metropolitan State University of Denver

MSU Denver is the leader in educating undergraduate Coloradans and enrolls the highest number of students of color among the state’s four-year colleges. The University currently has 23,000 students and offers 55 majors and master’s degrees in accounting, teaching and social work. It boasts more than 73,000 alumni, the bulk of whom remain in Colorado after graduation.