MSIS Tech Giants Speaker Panel

Published March 22, 2023

Our MS in Information Systems (MSIS) program hosted our semesterly meet-up (Tech Giants Speaker Panel) on March 18, 2023 for current MSIS students, faculty staff,, and alumni. The panel included Manu Mehra of Google, Vertika Srivastava of Meta, and Christian Bourdeau of Netflix. The talk focused on generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), career and job hunting, and personal branding. 97 people attended the meet-up.

The main takeaways of the talk are:

  1. Adopt AI and generative AI technologies such ChatGPT to improve learning and productivity and stay ahead of the curve.
  2. Business knowledge is key to master communicating data to leadership.
  3. Networking is a fundamental skill in the tech industry. Start networking from day 1 in the program.
  4. Personal branding is critical in differentiating yourself and showcasing your unique value.

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