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2009-07-09 17:42:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Rebecca M. Henderson, Ph.D., to the Company's Board. Dr. Henderson, 48, has recently joined the faculty at the Harvard Business School, having been the Eastman Kodak LFM Professor of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School since 1999. She specializes in technology strategy and the broader strategic problems faced by firms in...

2009-05-18 07:00:00

Keane to Discuss China Outsourcing at Premier International Event WAKEFIELD, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dextrys, a premier US-based China outsourcing firm delivering Product Engineering and Application Services, today announced that Brian Keane, CEO, will join executives from around the world as a featured panelist at the 2009 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, the premier international event for CIOs and senior IT executives to become better business leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT...

2009-05-12 08:00:00

DESTINY, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of MIT Sloan School of Management students chose Destiny, Florida from among many other organizations as their project in the MIT Laboratory for Sustainable Business (S-Lab). Team members from Destiny, Florida will collaborate with a group of MBA students at MIT to complete research and analysis for Destiny's Gateway area. The 35-acre parcel is crucial to the sustainable community as it will be the first to be developed and it is located at the...

2009-04-27 08:00:00

NEWTON, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Attivio today announced that Chief Technology Officer Sid Probstein will present on "Unified Information Access: Combining Search and BI Capabilities for Better Business Decisions," at the Enterprise Search Summit (ESS) 2009 on May 12. Probstein will also be a panelist at the 2009 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium on May 20, where Attivio's Chief Executive Officer Ali Riaz will also be delivering a luncheon keynote address. Additionally, Mr. Probstein will be a...

2009-04-15 08:00:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, today announced that Robert Faletra, Chief Executive Officer of Everything Channel will speak at the third annual MIT Sloan Sales Conference (www.sloansalesconference.com) at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, MA on Friday, April 17. Faletra will participate on a CEO Roundtable entitled "CEO Perspectives: Leading Change from the Top Line." Peter Kurzina, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan...

2009-03-31 12:12:00

MIT Faculty Joined by IT Industry Leaders Esther Dyson, Diane Greene, Jascha Franklin-Hodge CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2009 MIT Information and Communication Technology Conference will examine the many opportunities that come from adapting robust technologies beyond their intended purpose. How is cloud computing, noted for its ability to streamline and reduce computing costs, adapted to serve dynamic web services to mobile devices? What technologies are being...

2009-02-24 14:15:00

Community development, regional programming and sponsorship focus of agreement CANTON, Mass., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTech Partners LLC (www.crosstechpartners.com) and New Marketing Labs LLC (www.newmarketinglabs.com) today announced a strategic partnership with the MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston, creators of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium program to launch an online community program, regional MIT Sloan CIO event programs, and increased sponsorship opportunities within the community....

2008-10-17 12:00:21

In the first such competition of its kind, MBA students from business schools across the nation and globe will gather at the MIT Sloan School of Management tomorrow month where they will compete for cash prizes, recognition and on-the-spot recruiting opportunities. The event is hosted by the MIT Sloan Sales Club, which promotes sales as a critically important and fundamental skill necessary for any business career. The International MBA Sales Competition is designed to challenge the...

2008-10-07 12:00:42

The Siebel Foundation today announced the recipients of the annual Siebel Scholars scholarship awards. The Siebel Scholars program recognizes outstanding graduate students from the world's most prestigious business and computer science schools. Based on academic merit and leadership excellence, five graduate students from each institution are honored as Class of 2009 Siebel Scholars and received a $25,000 award for their final year of graduate studies. The Siebel Scholars program was...

2008-10-03 15:00:11

Reporters seeking informed context and fresh insight into fast-developing financial and economic developments can now turn to http://mitsloan.mit.edu/baseline/, a website created by MIT Sloan School of Management Prof. Simon Johnson. The new web site offers frank assessments of the current situation and analyzes strategies to deal with it. In addition to Johnson, who draws upon his experience at the International Monetary Fund as well as his extensive Washington contacts, the site features...


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