Mike Pronovost, a business major at Fresno State who also presides over his own business, gave a speech at the White House during ceremonies honoring 100 young entrepreneurs from across the nation.

Pronovost’s facility with computers helped launch his business career while he was a high school student. His entrepreneurial dedication led him to found Pronovost Technologies and develop a program that accelerates Internet access speeds.

His story appeared in the Collegian, Fresno State’s student newspaper: http://collegian.csufresno.edu/2011/11/27/fresno-state-student-entrepreneur-invited-to-the-white-house/