About Brian Hayden

HeatSpring co-founder. I teach a course called "Finding Your Venture" through HeatSpring and the University of Michigan's Center for Entrepreneurship. You can find me on LinkedIn or reach me at haydenb@umich.edu.

My Career Leap

Three months ago I sent a resignation letter to my HeatSpring colleagues. That sounds like a seriously negative move, but it was the complete opposite of that. I wrote the letter to celebrate the things we’ve accomplished and share my excitement about the future. To live in an era of abundant opportunity, and to have […]

By |December 11th, 2015|Categories: Our Company||

Gabrielle Rossetti Promoted to “Director of Product Development & Marketing”

I’m excited to announce Gabrielle Rossetti’s promotion to ‘Director of Product Development & Marketing’. You’ve gotten to know her as our “Community Builder” over the past eighteen months. Gabby is one of those special people destined for big things, and when you’re lucky enough to hire somebody like that, you need to provide them with […]

By |December 11th, 2015|Categories: Our Company|Tags: |

Ready to Teach on HeatSpring?

Starting today, anyone can build a course on HeatSpring. Yes, you could do this right now. Check it out by clicking this image:

Here’s why you might consider teaching:

40,000 HeatSpring readers will see it. If you’ve got something important to teach, this is the most direct route to lots of professionals in your field.
You’re building a […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Categories: Our Company, Teaching|Tags: , , |

New Free Lecture: “The Art of Placemaking” With David Bainbridge

Ever heard of David Bainbridge? He’s a prolific writer and thinker within sustainable building and agriculture. He founded the Passive Solar Institute and published dozens of papers and books on topics ranging from irrigation to ‘true cost’ accounting.
David’s thirty minute lecture, “The Marriage Between Building & Site – The Art of Placemaking”, including a PDF […]

HeatSpring Integrates With LinkedIn

Want to see where energy and sustainability education is headed? Here’s a cool little innovation that says a lot about the role we’d like to play in the energy and sustainability industry: LinkedIn recently released a feature that allows us to synch all of our student activity directly into LinkedIn, so students can showcase their certificates […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Categories: Alumni Stories, Our Company|Tags: , , |