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Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) Sponsored Enterprise Engineering Seminar 

MAE 5949 / ORIE 9100
Fall 2010
(as of 10.13.10)
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 1
Susan Hakkarainen MEng '82 EE
Vice President – Architectural Sales & Marketing, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
"A Sales Problem with a Systems Engineering Solution"
Sept 8
Chris Mazzei '95 ORIE
Director - Americas Strategy, Ernst and Young
"Using Analytics in Corporate Strategy: Helping the Organization Make Better Decisions"
Sept 15
Paul William Klug '73 ORIE
Asia Regional General Manager, ING Investment Management
"Career Opportunities in Asset Management for Engineering Graduates and the Unique Challenges and Rewards of Doing Business in Asia"
Sept 22
Duane Stiller PhD '82 ORIE
President and CEO, Woolbright Development, Inc.
"A Quant's Approach to Real Estate Investing"
Sept 29
James Farrell '77 CollProg, MEng '80 ABE
President F'Real! Foods LLC
"'Are You Still Working on that Milkshake Thing?' – The Story of How F'Real! Foods Came to be"
Oct 6
Marc Rosenthal '91 Econ
Co-Portfolio Manager, FrontPoint Strategic Credit Fund
"How Financial Engineering Caused the Global Market Meltdown of 2008 and Can Financial Engineering Get Us Out of This Mess?"
Oct 13
George Daddis '85 EE, MS '87 EE, PhD '90 EE
CEO & President, WorldGate Communications, Inc.
"Funding and Running a High Tech Entrepreneurial Startup"
Oct 20
Brian Kushner '78 AEP, MS '80 AEP, PhD '84 AEP
Principal and Partner, FTI Consulting
"Engineering the Turnaround"
Oct 27
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"
Nov 3
Michael Weill '79 ChemE
CEO and Founder, Global Deepwater Partners
"Safety & Risk Management - A Manager's Dilemma"
Nov 10
Joseph Bravman MS, PhD '71 EE
President of Satellite Communications, Omnisat
Nov 17
Alan Rosenthal '60 ECE
Retired, VP of Bank of America
"Your Engineering Career in a Difficult Economy"
Nov 24
Thanksgiving Break
No Seminar
Dec 1
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.