SoM Graduate Student & Alumni Event

Murray Student Center Cabaret, Marist College Poughkeepsie Campus

Saturday, October 14, 2017

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration
12:00-4:00 p.m Main Program


Spend a fast-paced afternoon learning how Marist MPA and MBA grads are putting big data to use in a wide variety of business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Get the latest news on tools and tactics you need to keep your skills up to date. Find out how you can increase your value to your current and future employers.

Keynote speaker Seth Dobrin, VP and Chief Data Officer for IBM Analytics
Dr. Dobrin brings his unique experience to speaking about the role of data analytics and the journey companies go through during a digital transformation. He knows first hand the skills needed to be successful today, whether you work in a for-profit, not-for-profit, or government organization. He has a well-earned reputation as an engaging speaker, as he brings the subject alive with war stories, fresh from the field.

You'll learn:
  • The latest in big data collection and analysis.
  • Which data skills you need to be hired and promoted.
  • How Marist SOM alums are putting big data to use in their careers.
You can also:
  • Enjoy lunch, on us.
  • Meet MBA and MPA profs.
  • Meet classmates.
  • Have your resume polished by a career counseling professional.
  • And... even have fun and win some prizes.