2020 Annual Meeting Information

  • Friday, February 21st, the day after the Almost Spring Career Fair

2019 Annual Meeting Information

  • Friday, February 22nd, the day after the Almost Spring Career Fair
  • Attendees: Ed Allen, Pat Felzien, Larry Heck, Rob Irizarry, Kris Merkel, Laura Orvidas, Andreas Scherer, Jason Taylor, Jeff Trom, Lynn Voss, Mike Woodring
  • Guests: Devin Gray (Figure)
  • Regrets: Matt Cohen, Mike Myer, Tony Rosanova, Daniel Smith, Larry Stefonic

2019 Agenda

  • 11:00 a.m. - Welcome (Montana Room, Norm Asbjornson Hall)
  • 11:15 a.m. - Tour of Asbjornson Hall (Kevin Amende)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. - Future Initiatives and Discussion
  • 3:15 p.m. - Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering Update: Associate Dean Christine Foreman
  • 4:00 p.m. - Roundtable
  • 6:00 p.m. - Optional Advisory Board Dinner (RSVP Needed: Andreas, Devin, Jason, Jeff, John, Lynn, Pat)

Advisory Board Members

Member Name Affiliation Title
Ed Allen


Senior Director

Matt Cohen


QA Manager
Pat Felzien

Micron Technology

Director, IT Engineering
Larry Heck

Samsung Electronics

Senior Vice President, Head of Artificial
Intelligence for North America

Mario Hewardt

Microsoft Principal Program Manager

Rob Irizarry

Oracle Director, Customer Experience Optimization
Kris Merkel

S2 Corporation

President & CEO
Mike Myer


CEO & Founder

Laura Orvidas

Tony Rosanova

Zoot Enterprises

President and CTO
Andreas Scherer

Golden Helix

President and CEO
Ambika Sharma

Clarify Health Solutions


Daniel Smith

Stallergenes Greer Global Head of Information Technology
Larry Stefonic


Jason Taylor

Security Innovation

Chief Technology Officer

Jeff Trom

workiva Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer
Mike Woodring


VP of Curriculum