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21JEFFREYNickx1997istheseniorvicepresidentandchietechnologyofceroEMCCorporationamajorpresenceininormationprocessingandstoragetechnology.InhisroleasCONickisresponsibleoremergingtechnologiesinitiativesandnewstrategicinitia-tiveshealsoleadsthecompanyx19sex1ortsinadvancedsystemdesignorcloudcomputing.x1cInnovationisakeypartomyjobx1dNicksaid.Heisresponsibleorthetech-nicalvitalityothecompany.Inotherwordshepaysattentiontotrendsintheindustryandmonitorsthecreationoproducts.Healsopersonallyhasover80patentsinthex3eldocomputerscience.DuringhistenureatEMChehasstartedtwoprogramsromscratchtoosterthattechnicalvitality.Hebeganthecompanyx19sInnovationConerencewhereEMCx19s53000employeesareencouragedtosubmitnewideasrangingromnewapplicationstoimprovedtools.TeconerenceNicksaidhasgenerated400millioninrevenueorthecom-pany.HealsooundedEMCx19sFellowandDistinguishedEngineersprogramwhichhonorsexceptionaltechnicalemployees.Tecompanycurrentlyhas58ellowsanddistinguishedengineersbothowhichareVPpositions.x1cIntheendmytechnicalinterestswerepullingmebackintothisx3eldocomputersx1dNicksaid.x1cTethingabouttheindustrythatIlovesomuchisthatitx19ssodynamicanditx19sconstantlyevolv-inganditx19sneverbeendull.x1dVINCENAmatullix1989isthechietechnologyofceroTeAycoCompanyLPasubsidiaryoGoldmanSachsandamemberotheInvestmentManagementDivisionechnologyeam.PriortothisAmatulliwastheglobalheadoPrimeClearingechnologywhichsupportsListedDerivativesClearingPrimeBrokerageandDerivativesClearingbusinessesandassociatedOperationsgroups.BeorethispositionAmatulliworkedinseveralotherpositionsatGoldmanSachsthecompanyhejoinedasanewassociaterightatergraduatingromMarist.x1cIx19vebeenworkingheresinceIgradu-atedromMaristx1dAmatullisaid.x1cSoIx19vebeenhere23years.AlotowhatIlearnedatMaristhasbeenveryap-plicabletomycurrentjobintermsologicalthinkingandpreparingmyseloracareer.x1dHehashelpedtobuildthex3rmx19stechnologyinarox1placesincludingLondonokyoHongKongSingaporeBeijingBrazilandIndia.WhenlookingatschoolsAmatullichoseMaristorseveralreasons.Hesaidtheschoolx19srelationshipwithIBMcon-vincedhimotheirseriousinvestmentintechnologyeducation.Furthermorehelikedthesizeotheschoolandtheatmosphere.GoldmanSachshasbeenadreamjob.x1cLeveragingtechnologytohelpbusi-nessesgrowwasmoreomypassion.x1dSEPHENedordx1997teachesmathematicsatMisericordiaUniversityinPennsylvania.Anassociateproessoredordteaches24creditseachyearrangingromreshman-levelintroducto-rycoursestosenior-levelmajorcourses.Anothercomponentohisjobisresearchincombinatoricsanareaomathematics.x1cInparticularIstudymathematicalobjectscalledgreedoidsandhowtheyarerelatedtoothermath-ematicalobjects.Teseobjectshaveacollectionox18goodobjectsx19wherethecollectionmustsatisysomebasicrulesx1dhesaid.edordattendedgraduateschoolim-mediatelyatergraduatingromMaristearningbothamasterx19sanddoctoratedegreeromBinghamtonUniversity.AtergraduateschooledordtaughtasanassistantproessoromathematicsatFranklinMarshallCollege.HehasalsobeenanadjunctacultymemberatvariousothercollegesincludingMarist.edordhopesthatheinspireshiscur-rentstudentsasmuchashisproessorsatMaristinspiredhim.InacthehasactuallyappliedsomeothetechniquesusedbyMaristproessorsinhisownclasses.TewayMaristproessorsmadethematerialinterestingandunderstand-ableresonateswithhimtoday.