|Helen M. Trimble|
Industries that hired recent SDM grads include retail and e-commerce (Sears Holdings Corporation), construction (Thoughtforms Corporation), telecom (Verizon), consulting (Booz Allen Hamilton), software (Redhat and Tibco), IT (EMC), patent commercialization (IP ValueManagment), and others. Their titles include chief operating officer; vice president of engineering; IT strategist; senior manager; intellectual property licensing; strategic business development manager; senior systems engineering; product marketing manager; and director of technology.
Moreover at least one SDM student has already been hired—months before he is scheduled to graduate! SDM ’10 student Irfan Mohammed secured a position as vice president of engineering at India’s largest producer of cell phone apps, Sourcebits, last summer.
Recruitment activities are now under way for prospective employers of upcoming SDM graduates. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to learn more.