Job Title: Former Director of Company-wide Process and Strategy Information Technology
Company: The Boeing Company (Retired)
Industry: Information Technology/ Aerospace
Mentor Since: Fall 1990
Will Mentor: Graduate Students
Establish information technology strategy for the company.
Forty three years of service working in engineering information technology, flight test, human resources, manufacturing, sales, marketing, product development, computing and serving on national and international boards and commissions (represented aerospace on President Clinton's Y2K).
MBA Seattle University, Graduate Work Mathematics UW, Executive Management Columbia University, BS Mathematics Florida A&M University
Mentoring Objectives & Scope
Introduction to Boeing's decision-makers in executive and technical settings; expect student to attend all meetings that are coordinated by my executive assistant. Mandatory (although your work schedule takes precedence).
When and where do you hold meetings with your students?
Lunch meeting with executives and technical personnel. Monday-Friday (11:30am-1:30pm), lunch will be provided.
I prefer to mentor grad students who are current employees at Boeing. This group explores areas in Boeing that the students are interested in to satisfy their career objectives. The contacts established are critical for follow-on networking for proactive students.