Leadership Fellows Program: Results Competencies Workshop Presented by Michael Mielke & Roberto Sequeira
LFP Workshop 6

What Students Should Expect

Dr. Michael Mielke is director of engineering for Lumentum, a global electrical / electronic manufacturing company in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to this, he worked as the micro processing program manager for TRUMPF North America, where he managed the company’s micro processing business in North America, and at Raydiance Inc. as their chief scientist. In this position, he played a leading role in creating the global ultrafast laser market in the consumer electronics, automotive parts, and medical device manufacturing sectors. Mielke actively supports the technology entrepreneurship community by coaching, judging and speaking for events like SPIE’s Start-Up Challenge, Plug and Play EXPO, the Collegiate Inventors Competition and the UC Entrepreneurship Academy. 

Roberto Sequeira’s unique talent and passionate disposition has fueled his rise as an extraordinary entrepreneur; his latest venture is the successful launch of the world’s first and ultimate luxury cocktail ice brand, Glace Luxury Ice. Born in Managua, Nicaragua, Sequeira has crisscrossed the world, constantly expanding his range of cultural experiences and inspirations. He now resides in California, where he balances the demands of a brilliant career with the laughter and intimacy of family and friends. Sequeira credits his warm and optimistic personality to his parents influence and many life-long friendships, which have contributed to his embodiment of the American success story. Sequeira approaches his life as passionately as he does work. His humor, intelligence and fine-tuned aesthetic instincts shine through all of his endeavors. He is a lifelong entrepreneur and connoisseur of the finest things the world has to offer. He has spent over a decade in management of multi-million dollar projects and holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from California State University, Fresno. More>


Gallagher Hall
540 Alumni Lane
GH 1302
One Shields Avenue


4:00-7:30 p.m.

  • 4:00-6:30 p.m. Workshop
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Certificate Ceremony (all LFP participants are invited)