TRiO SSS Spring 2017 Kick Off Event featuring Gary Collins
- Friday, January 20, 2017 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
- Strand Union Building - view map
TRiO is excited to start off the Spring 2017 semester with a thrilling Kick Off event. Retired IBM Vice President and 2011 US Black Engineer of the Year recipient, Gary Collins will be a special guest speaker as he shares his professional experience, motivation, and unique perspective on how to be excel and be successful. In addition to the keynote, TRiO will be providing important program information and key dates for the Spring 2017 semester. Dinner provided.
Gary Collins has over 20 years of career experience int the sale and technical delivery of application development, maintenance, planning, and assessments. As Vice President and North America Service Line Leader for Application Management Services at IBM Corporation, he took responsibility for a $4 billion book of Application Management Services (AMS) business on August 10, 2010 - expanding on his $750 million telecommunications, energy and utility, and media and entertainment industries portfolio to include financial services, industrial, distribution, general business, and public sectors in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Collins also served as an air combat intelligence chief station in Okinawa, Japan while in the U.S. Marine Corps.