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WL Mellon Speaker Series Event: Dr. Homaira Akbari (MSIA '96)

by Alumni Relations

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Fri, 18 Jan 2019

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

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Simmons Auditorium B

Tepper School of Business 4765 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States

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. Mellon Speaker Series enables students to interact with global leaders, CEO's and management experts in student forums that encourage insightful and lively dialogue.

Dr. Homaira Akbari is President and CEO of AKnowledge Partners, LLC, a global strategy advisory firm providing services to leading private equity funds and large corporations in the sectors of Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Big Data and Analytics, and Supply Chain Visibility. She serves on the Board of Directors of several Fortune 500 companies including Banco Santander S.A. (NYSE: SAN), Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), Gemalto N.V. (Euronext: GTO), and Veolia (Euronext: VIE).



Dr. Akbari has held senior management roles in Fortune 1000 companies including: Microsoft, Thales, SA, and Liberty Media subsidiary, Trueposition. Dr. Akbari has served as the President and CEO of SkyBitz, Inc., a leading provider of remote asset tracking and security solutions. Under her leadership, the company had record performance. She successfully sold SkyBitz to Telular Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLS).
Dress Casual (jeans ok)
Food Provided (Boxed Lunches on a first come first serve basis.)



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Simmons Auditorium B

Tepper School of Business 4765 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States

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Ashley Chludzinski
Co-hosted with: Consulting Club, Graduate Entrepreneurship Club, Tepper Women in Business Club (TWIB), MBA Communications

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