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Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) Sponsored Enterprise Engineering Seminar 

MAE 594 / ORIE 893
(The Public is also Invited to Attend)
Spring Term 2007 as of 3-15-07
Refreshments: 4:15 PM
Talk: 4:30 PM, Phillips 101

Faculty Organizer: Dr. Mark Eisner PhD '70 ORIE, 607-254-3317
CEAA Contact: Jeanne Subialka '82, 607-255-9920

Date Speaker/Organization Title/Topic
Jan 24 Alexander (Alex) Deyhim MEng 93, MBA 98
Founder & President, Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc.
"Why running a business is equal to white water kayaking: How to start a high tech company without investors."
Jan 31 David E. Berger '83 EE
Chief Enterprise Architect, Ameritrade
"Business Value of Technology"
Feb 7 Patrick Gordon MEng '88 EE
Director, PRTM (Pittiglio Rabin Todd & McGrath)
"Case Study: Product Development in Mobile Electronics Equipment Company"
Feb 14 Canceled Canceled
Feb 21 Alan Rosenthal '59 BEE '60
Retired Vice President, Bank of America, Info Tech Architecture Group
“The Arc of a Career: From Design Engineering to Financial Services and Beyond”
Feb 28 Carl Accettura '75 ME
Founder, Global Pharma Consulting, LLC
"Creating Therapeutic Value with a Novel Drug Delivery System: The Inside Story of the Global Launch of Actiq for Breakthrough Cancer Pain"
Mar 7
Karel Czanderna MS 81, PhD '84 MS&E
General Manager, KitchenAid Brand, Whirlpool Corp.
“Growth by Acquisition: The Changing Roles of Innovation, Brand Marketing, and Engineering”
Mar 14
Gerald M. (Jerry) Ostrov ’71 ORIE
Entrepreneur; Retired Company Group Chairman--Johnson & Johnson
"Translating Innovation to Market Success---A Lookback at 34 Years of Learning (and stlll going)"
Mar 21 Spring Break No Seminar
Mar 28 Samuel M. (Sam) Dell III '65, MEng '66 ORIE
Executive with Esso/Exxon/Exxon Mobil for 35 Years
"Managing a Business Transformation Project"
Apr 4 Ana Pinczuk '84 ME, MS '85 ME
VP Engineering, Cisco Systems, Inc.
"Enabling the Human Network"
Apr 11 John Hofmeister
President, Shell Oil Company
"How the U.S. Can Ensure Energy Supply for the Future"
(NOTE: talk is in Room 155 Olin Hall)
Apr 19
Kevin McGovern '70
Chairman/CEO, McGovern Capital LLC
"Catch the Current"
(please note that this session is on a Thursday and held in Statler Auditorium)
Apr 25 David R. Fischell '75 EP, MS 78, PhD 80 AEP
CEO, Angel Medical Systems
"Challenges in Developing New Medical Devices"
May 2
Jack Boehringer '52 BME
President, Boehringer Lab, Inc.
"Guerilla Manufacturing: Survival and Growth of a Private Firm Competing Against the Giants in the Bio-Medical Field"