Gator100 recognizes UF engineers

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The Gator100 recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing, Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world each year.

The awards ceremony to recognize this year’s honorees was held on the main University of Florida campus today. Congratulations to our talented alums (and faculty) who made the list for leading one of the world’s “Fastest Growing Gator Companies:”

1962 B.S., Civil Engineering

The S. Clark Butler Pinnacle Award recognizes an established leader who has demonstrated leadership and entrepreneur excellence.

Neil Schopke co-founded LIFDEK in 2013 to develop and commercialize a more cost efficient shipping system for lightweight logistics. He has 5 pending patents and is a serial entrepreneur with interest in over 13 business operations.