Dr. Dre and Jimmy lovine founded an academy for technology innovators
The founders of Electronic Beats, Jimmy lovine and Andre Young, better known as Dr. Dre, covered with their own names and $ 70 million dollars unique academy for technology innovators. Institution at the University of Southern California will link the technical and humanity sciences, to the premium year comes 31 students.
The success of the Beats headphones, which for three billion US dollars bought Apple, inspired successful couple to establish their own educational institutions at the University of Southern California. The aim of the Academy of Jimmy lovine and Andre Young is to inspire future generations of entrepreneurs. The Academy for technology innovators will offer interconnection of different disciplines and approaches, from which will appear an original results.
They Connected the music with the business
James lovine and Andre Young is most famous in the role of music producers. First named led through over twenty years the company Interscope Records, which started the career of names such as U2, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Black Eyed Peas. Andre Young aka Dr. Dre enriched the musical world the birth of hip-hop stars Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent and Eminem. In 2008, they founded the company to manufacture Electronic Beats headphones, which was bought by Apple for $ 3 billion.
Academy for technology innovators
Jimmy lovine for The Wall Street Journal said that the common goal of the founders of the institution was “to build a school what we, in our entertainment industry, needs at the moment.”
Educational project serves to companies such as Apple and Google and also helps to train future employers, founders of companies. “The benefit from the entertainment industry will have those, who can speak both tongues’: understand the language of technology and cultural contexts. Our school aims to this, “he added.
In the final years of study, students participate in courses such as the theory of visual reception, spatial design and cloud computing. Make up is also a business strategy seminars and workshops in a special area called “garage”. Number of students in the class will stick around thirty in the following years too.