The Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes Harvey F. Seegers as an Executive-in-Residence. Seegers, who was most recently president and CEO of GE Global eXchange Services (GXS) for more than seven years, will work with the faculty in the school's Department of Decision and Information Technologies, and serve on the board of the school's Center for Electronic Markets and Enterprises (CEME).
Last month five Smith MBAs -- Jayaraman Anantharam, Ryan Fleming, Lea Kleinschmidt, Catherine Philbin, and Estella Y.J. Rong -- participated in the Fifth Annual Kenan-Flagler Marketing Case Competition at the University of North Carolina.
A team of Smith MBAs placed third this past weekend in the 2004 International Graduate Logistics Case Competition in Chicago, Illinois. The team, comprised of Jeremy Gove, Muthu Venkatachalam, Bruce Chiang, Larry Legates, and Silvana Muguerza, won in the first round before falling short in a hard-fought final round.
Katherine Stewart, an assistant professor in the Decision and Information Technologies Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, has received a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, which is for five years, will enable Stewart to examine factors that influence successful uses and applications of Open Source Software (OSS).
On Wednesday, February 18, 2004, the American Marketing Association presented an extraordinary opportunity to learn about the challenges facing the retail industry firsthand from Frank Guzzetta, CEO and president of Hecht's.