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The ANU Education Experience – lessons from notable ANU alumni

Date & time

Mon, 14th Jul 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location

CHELT Seminar Room Building, Chancelry Building 10T1

Contacts

Glen O’Grady,
glen.ogrady@anu.edu.au  
6125 1244

Sharon Crouch
6125 4594

What do successful alumni value about their ANU educational experience? In this forum you will have the chance to interact with three notable alumni who have gone on to make a name for themselves in their profession. They will offer their own personal reflections about the distinctive elements of teaching and learning at ANU and share their insights about the role and future of higher education.

Come and meet:

* Tim Sears PhD (Computer Science and Machine Learning) (2008) https://angel.co/tim-sears Founder and CEO of Pingwell, a price-matching website that allows users to share and compare grocery prices. Tim had a 25 year career on Wall Street with Goldman Sachs and .did his doctoral studies at ANU.

* Peter Buckingham, BSc (Hons) (2000), Senior Director of Xyratex, a leading data storage technology company in Silicon Valley (one of four children, all of whom are ANU alumni).

* Eoin McMillan BA, BComm (2009) http://www.eoin.me/ Founder and CEO of software development consultancy SF Dev Labs.

 

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