Learn how to excel in your career
Meet Ecolab's Chief Technical Officer Larry Berger who will give insights on how to excel as an engineer/scientist and avoid career stallers at the next Gemini Project workshop
Gemini Project Workshop
"View From the Top: What the CTO Wants You To Know"
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
Walter Library, Room 101
Presented by Dr. Larry Berger, executive vice president and chief technical officer for Ecolab Inc.
In this Gemini Project workshop, Berger will share his experience, expectations and advice for engineers and scientists who want to start their careers off right.
As chief technical officer, Berger is responsible for leading the global research, development and engineering at Ecolab. Combining a deep understanding of customer problems with technology leadership, Ecolab RD&E takes an innovative systems approach to deliver superior solutions.
Prior to joining Ecolab, Berger had a 22-year career at DuPont. Most recently he was chief technology officer for DuPont Nonwovens. He had also been managing director of DuPont Ventures and president of DuPont Photonics, where he had both technical leadership and P&L responsibility.
Berger received a bachelor's degree in engineering chemistry from the State University of New York - Stony Brook and both a master's and doctorate degree from Cornell University in materials science and engineering.
Free food and networking after the presentation.
Register at http://z.umn.edu/viewtop
This workshop is part of a series of Gemini Project workshops to help you build business savvy through leadership, teamwork, creativity, and networking skills. All workshops are free.
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