The Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State presents the second session of the Pay It Forward luncheons, “From Grapes to Glass,” featuring keynote speaker Josiah Gordon, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in the Satellite Student Union.

Josiah Gordon is the co-founder and chief marketing officer at DRINKS, a digital wine marketplace with shipping solutions. He was also co-founder of Quiris, a technology management consulting group. Gordon brings over a decade and a half of progressive experience in brand building, direct marketing, customer acquisition, and business development.

The Pay It Forward series brings business leaders and alumni together with Fresno State students to engage in dialogue, explore issues in depth and network. The event is free and open to the public, however registration is required. Space is limited. INFO: To register or for more information, visit

University Communications news intern Easton Kerby contributed to this report.