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NECINA Proudly Present:
Career Development Seminar Series


Seeking Trade-Offs in Various Career Paths
and Finding the Best Option for You


  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm (EDT), September 12th, 2012
  • Venue: 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA, MIT Tang Center (Building E51), Room 145
  • Cost: Free to NECINA members and VIP guests, $15 non-members


Are you working hard to advance your professional career? Are you exploring alternative career paths? Do you want to know the best career development strategy?  NECINA Career Development SIG Seminar is designed for you!

In this seminar, we are honored to have several senior executives, who have made successful career transitions, to share their insights and perspectives. They will discuss the motivation and challenges they were facing during career transitions, as well as how to assess and choose the right career paths.

We will start with speaker presentations followed by open panel discussion and general Q&A. See you all then!



6:00pm - 6:40pm  

Pizza and networking


6:40pm - 7:10pm

Keynote Speech: "From Developer to Customer Facing Engineers”

by Min Xiao, Director of Corporate Pre-sales and Professional Services at Vertica, a HP company

7:10pm -8:10pm

Panel Discussion: “Seeking Trade-Offs in various career path and find the best option for you”

Min Xiao, Director of Corporate Pre-sales and Professional Services at Vertica, a HP company
Ana Siracusa, Software Engineering manager at Google
Guy Klages, Technical Writer and Software Trainer at the VA Medical Center and ESL Teacher
Derrick Lu, Branch Office Supervisor with
Transamerica Financial Advisors and Senior Marketing Director with World Financial Group


8:10pm -9:00pm          

(optional) small-group networking



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Event Contacts

Shanshan Liu  shanshan.liu@necina.org
Ke Ning  Ke.Ning@necina.org


Type Sales End Price Quantity

NECINA Members

2012-09-12 12:00 $0


2012-09-12 12:00 $15

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Date Time

2012-09-12 18:00 - Start

2012-09-12 21:00 - End

  • 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA , CAMBRIDGE  MA  02142