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In 2015 Audacy won 1st place overall at BASES, the annual entrepreneur competition at Stanford University. In 2017 we were invited back to give an update to the next generation of aspiring founders. 


About Ralph Ewig

Dr. Ralph Ewig holds three aerospace degrees (BS/MS/PhD) from the University of Washington, and an MS in Business Management for experienced leaders (MSx) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  

He was a Project Engineer at Andrews Space (now Spaceflight), Partner/Chief Engineer at Holder Aerospace, Propulsion Engineer at AirLaunch, and Mission Operations Engineer at SpaceX for the first 3 flights of Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS). From there he transition to VP of Engineering at Aerojet Rocketdyne, and following his graduation at Stanford in 2015 took his role as founder & CEO of Audacy.



What is Stanford BASES?

BASES is the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students at Stanford University. As one of the premiere student-run entrepreneurship organizations in the world, BASES promotes entrepreneurship education at Stanford University in order to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs.

BASES works with exceptional students, prominent professors, and thought leaders to unite the worlds of innovation, academia and industry. Every year, BASES funds Stanford startups via a $100,000 Startup Challenge, bringing entrepreneurs from all over the world to campus through the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders' Seminar, and hosts other campus-wide events including the Startup Career Fair, Women in Entrepreneurship Summit, and Social Impact Week.