Career Summit 2019 Slated for April 12, 13


A distinguished group of Kalamazoo College alumni will join Silicon Valley executives and venture capitalists for Career Summit 2019. The event will be two days of practical preparation April 12 and 13 for Life after K. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend this special event.

Five people leading a discussion in a Career Summit 2019 Preview

Shelby Hopper ’18 introduces ClozeLoop Managing Director Hilmon Sorey (from left), Loparex Global Vice President for Research and Development Ed Hortelano ’83, retired Google Superintendent of Well-Being Bill Duane ’94 and Depot Global Inc. Co-Founder and Executive Vice President Lindsey Haswell during Career Summit 2018. Career Summit 2019 is scheduled for April 12 and 13.

Through interactive break-out sessions, themed panel discussions and networking opportunities, students of all majors will gain priceless information about the global job market. Led by Brad O’Neill ’93, creator of K to the Bay and the CEO and co-founder of Depot Global Inc., this exclusive opportunity to connect with industry leaders takes place at K so as many students as possible may participate.

Career Summit 2018 speakers included:

Watch the video above to hear from Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez, O’Neill, Sorey, SurveyMonkey Senior Vice President of Growth Elena Verna, Gigaom Founder and True Ventures Partner Om Malik, BIGGBY Coffee Co-President and Chief Executive Officer Michael McFall, and Stryker Corp. Vice President of Finance and Treasurer Jeanne Blondia regarding their reflections of Career Summit 2017.

Stay tuned for information regarding speakers for Career Summit 2019 and how to register.

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