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Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) Sponsored Enterprise Engineering Seminar 

MAE 5949 / ORIE 9100
Fall 2009
(as of 10.26.09) 

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., B17 Upson Hall 

Faculty Organizer: Kathryn Caggiano, PhD ORIE '98, 607.255.2370
CEAA Contact: Barbara Batley, 607.255.3895

Date Speaker/Organization Title/Topic
Sept 2
Robert S. Page '90 ORIE
CEO and Founding Principal, Alpha Beta Fund Management
"Current Challenges in Financial Engineering and Asset Management"
Sept 9
Sandy Narayan MS '77 MechE
Global Business Director, 3M
"Driving Innovation Speed at the Customer - Product Centric Versus Market Centric Models"
Sept 16
Bob Funari '69 MechE
CEO, Crescent Healthcare, Inc.
"Opportunities to Improve Healthcare Through Applying Engineering Skills"
Sept 23
Timothy Davis PhD '93 ECE
Executive V.P. and CTO, Kionix, Inc.
Gregory Galvin MS '82 MSE, PhD '84 MSE, MBA '93
President and CEO, Kionix, Inc.
"MEMS and Other Assorted Topics"
Sept 30
Alan Rosenthal '59 ECE
Retired, Financial Services Systems
"Your Engineering Career in a Difficult Economy"
Oct 7
Duane Stiller '84 ORIE
President, Woolbright Development, Inc.
"Applying an Engineering Approach to Work in Commercial Real Estate"
Oct 14 Howard Morgan '68 ORIE
Partner, First Round Capital, and Director, Idealab
"Transforming Creative Ideas into Companies - Venture Capital and Incubation"
Oct 21 David Fischell '75 AEP, MS '78, PhD '80
CEO, Angel Medical Systems
"Doing Well by Doing Good - Developing New Medical Devices in the Real World"
Oct 28 Brian Kushner '78 AEP, MS '80 AEP, PhD '84 AEP
Principal and Partner, CXO LLC
"Engineering the Turnaround"
Nov 4
Michael Kubin '71 ORIE
CEO, Ionic Media Group
"What I Have Learned from Serial Entrepreneurship"
Nov 11 Tanya Curry-McMichael '88 EE
VP Sales & Marketing, HBO, Inc.
"HBO Technology and Innovation Evolving Roles for Engineers"
Nov 18 Avinash Mehrotra '91 EE
Managing Director - Investment Banking Division, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
"The Current Economic Environment and its Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions"
Nov 25
Thanksgiving Break
No Seminar
Dec 2
Richard Gallagher '76 CEE
President/Freelance Writer/Trainer, Point of Contact Group
"Moving from Being an Engineer to a Communicator"