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Mike Cooke – Associate Partner of IBM

Mike Cooke - Associate Partner of IBM

Srikar Parsi, Editor in Chief

April 29, 2020

Mike Cooke is an Associate Partner in the Public Sector for IBM. Before joining IBM, Mr. Cooke had two decades of past experience, mainly government consulting, and different jobs that culminated in him getting the position he has now. He believes his degree helped him get good entry-level jobs, but...

Jeff Tyzik – Music Composer

Jeff Tyzik - Music Composer

Nishant Nagururu, STEM Editor

April 16, 2020

This week, we interviewed Jeff Tyzik, a world-renowned composer, conductor and arranger. He is currently the conductor for the Dallas, Detroit, Florida, and Oregon symphony orchestras and is invited to conduct/play at events all around the globe. We wanted his professional perspective on the music industry...

Jazmine Albritton – Oncology and Medical-Surgical Nurse (RN)

Jazmine Albritton - Oncology and Medical-Surgical Nurse (RN)

Monet Ambrocio and Alexa Cuesta

April 13, 2020

“You make a difference in someone’s life in just 12 hours.”

Raman Bukkapatnam – Vice President of Global Technology Starbucks

Raman Bukkapatnam - Vice President of Global Technology Starbucks

Srikar Parsi, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2020

Raman Bukkapatnam, the Vice President of Global Technology Starbucks, is in charge of engineering and quality assurance for back-office applications where he leads the development of mobile/computer applications and many other behind the scenes control. His position at Starbucks is mainly based on th...

Vipin Chamakkala – Venture Capitalist

Vipin Chamakkala - Venture Capitalist

Srikar Parsi, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2020

Vipin Chamakkala, the Principal of Work Bench Investing centered in New York City, invests in up and coming tech companies, helping them grow so that they can eventually make an impact on the industry. He specializes in machine learning/artificial intelligence architecture, developer tools, and cloud data...

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