Upcoming Events
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The 24th Annual Sales Career Fair, hosting over 60 local, regional, and worldwide companies, will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Alumni Center. These companies are seeking to fill internship and full-time opportunities in sales, marketing, management, information technology, insurance, logistics, broadcast/media, and MANY other areas. Don't make excuses for your future! Bring your A-Game (and several copies of your resume) to secure your internship or full-time opportunity.
11 a.m.
Kyle ArmstrongOver the last seven years building ZOOOM, a sports software company, Kyle Armstrong has learned the ins, outs, ups, and downs of business from raising capital to developing and selling a suite of products. Kyle has built networks all over the world and worked alongside some of the brightest people in his industries. From interacting with professional athletes to pitching to one of the largest professional sports organizations, to socializing with 50 of the most influential individuals in the world, the entrepreneur life has pushed him further than he could have imagined.
10 a.m.
The Digital Marketing Summit is an experience like no other—a conversation around digital marketing education with industry leading professionals. An affordable, educational event perfect for small business owners, nonprofits, and professionals in the industry. Keynote Session: “Whoops! Marketing Balance is Sink or Swim,” Mitch Causey, Senior Director of Lessonly. There are several breakout sessions available to choose from in the afternoon. Early bird reservations can be made for $99.00 through December 31st.
11 a.m.
Kelly HartmanNamed Indy’s Best & Brightest Professional in Health & Life Sciences, and honored by the YWCA for being a Woman of Achievement, she is the founder, President & CEO of Insights Consulting, a company named to the Top Workplaces in Indianapolis for nine years, and Co-Founder and Emeritus Board member of Outside the Box, a not-for-profit. In her nearly thirty-year career of supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities -- she has always maintained a focus on empowering all people to be the best version of themselves.
8 a.m.
Don't miss this chance to connect with and learn from Ball State alumni and professionals as they invade campus for our annual Miller College of Business Dialogue Days!Ball State's alumni will share their experiences and insight on how to navigate your career path, how to gain professional experience, and how to learn from your successes and challenges. Network with alumni, faculty, and your peers and discover the opportunities that may arise in your future.All students are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served. ID swiping will be available as proof of attendance.NOTE: Panel Discussion Schedules will be posted as they are available and are subject to change. Most events will occur in the Whitinger Business (WB) and Applied Technology (AT)Buildings.Dialogue Days is free to all and is sponsored by the Miller College of Business Alumni Society.
8 a.m.
Don't miss this chance to connect with and learn from Ball State alumni and professionals as they invade campus for our annual Miller College of Business Dialogue Days!Ball State's alumni will share their experiences and insight on how to navigate your career path, how to gain professional experience, and how to learn from your successes and challenges. Network with alumni, faculty, and your peers and discover the opportunities that may arise in your future.All students are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served. ID swiping will be available as proof of attendance.NOTE: Panel Discussion Schedules will be posted as they are available and are subject to change. Most events will occur in the Whitinger Business (WB) and Applied Technology (AT)Buildings.Dialogue Days is free to all and is sponsored by the Miller College of Business Alumni Society.
11 a.m.
Gus OlympidisGus, or Kosta Olympidis as some of the people close to him call him, began his career in the convenience store industry at the young age of 21. He often characterizes his journey in business as having been born out of “youthful indiscretion.” The company, that is approaching a half billion dollars in revenue today, is vertically integrated with a central distribution center, a central bakery, and a sign manufacturing facility. Family Express operates 74 stores today with several in the pipeline. Family Express’s business model is characterized by a unique logistical system of daily distribution and a large portfolio of proprietary brands. FE assesses up to 50 prospects for each new hire in search of attributes such as friendliness, kindness and community sensitivity. The company’s mission statement uniquely addresses volunteerism as a stated corporate objective.
11 a.m.
Tom WalterTom Walter is a “serial entrepreneur,” author, speaker and a principal in numerous companies. He is best known as the Chief Culture Officer (CCO) of Chicago-area Tasty Catering, a suburban corporate caterer and event planner that was recently named a Forbes Best Small Company in America. Tom has more than 40 years of experience as an owner and operator in the service industry. He has participated in the startup of 32 companies, is currently active in 9 of those startups, has acquired three and—in a few cases—has terminated businesses in a broad spectrum of markets. Tasty Catering is a successful suburban Chicago-based catering and event planning company and has been in business for over 25 years.
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Claudius MbembaA former Ohio State University football player, Claudius is currently Chief Technology Officer of Neu Inc, a marketplace providing automated hotel-grade turnovers for Airbnb/vacation rentals. He has been developing and testing enterprise software for several years. As a Software Development Engineer (SDE) inside several teams at Microsoft, including the Commercial Software Engineering and Emerging Devices Teams, he largely focused his time on DevOps, Mobile, Cloud, ML/AI, Bots, & Blockchain. He is extremely passionate about helping other entrepreneurs, networking, and diving head first into projects.