Career Development Expert Speakers
Doy Charnsupharindr — Storytelling for Leadership
Monday, August 25
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Doy Charnsupharindr is an executive coach and an instructor of graduate-level courses on developing leadership, communication, and coaching skills. As an executive coach and consultant, Doy draws upon his prior professional experiences in management, customer service, business strategy, operations, and product management. Today, he coaches and leads workshops for some of the largest corporations, nonprofits and governmental organizations worldwide.
Rikin Vasani — MBA Interview Prep
Tuesday, August 26
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Rikin Vasani, speaker and coach with MBACASE (www.mbacase.com), began coaching after working at Bain & company for four years. Previous to that, he spent time at Deutsche Banc London, Morgan Stanley and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is extensively versed in the Crack the Case System, an innovative blend of concept, cases and videos, brought together in a book format. CTCS has over 150 videos that bring to life concepts through tips, interviewers asking questions and candidates explaining their work. These engaging materials challenge candidates to think quickly in an integrated way while working through strategic problems that include data and handouts.
Detailed agenda and recommended pre-reading here.
Mike Kim — Leveraging LinkedIn
Wednesday, August 27
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Mike Kim leads global business development for LinkedIn’s Profile and Higher Education product teams. He is responsible for identifying, executing, and managing strategic partnerships to drive member growth, engagement and profile completion. He will share strategies on how to fully utilize LinkedIn tools to maximize your internship and/or career search.
Mike Kim’s profile on LinkedIn
Steve Lee — Research on Success
Friday, August 29
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Steve Lee will present on “Grit, the Growth Mindset and the Marshmallow Test”. He is the Graduate Diversity Officer for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related programs at UC Davis.
He previously trained and mentored graduate students at Northwestern University, where he served as an assistant director for a graduate professional development program. He has also served on the faculty of Roosevelt University and Wheaton College, and earned a PhD in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BS in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University.
Jules Hirst — Etiquette Expert
Friday, August 29
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (inlcudes formal lunch)
Jules is co-author of The Power of Civility and founder of Etiquette Consulting Inc. She is dedicated to empowering individuals and groups with confidence and essential social grace. Regarded as a foremost authority in business etiquette, Jules has been interviewed by and quoted in a variety of media outlets including NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, KNBC AM 1070, Yahoo! Shine, the San Diego Tribune, Bravo T.V., The Smart Show and Tech Goes Strong.
Steve Dalton — The 2-Hour Job Search
Tuesday, September 2
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Steve Dalton is author of The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster, the former associate marketing manager at General Mills and a strategy consultant at A.T. Kearney. He will share practical tips, perspective and insights that you can use to build your career plan.