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Janet Palmisano

Janet Palmisano is a member of the Recruiting and Admissions team at the George Mason University School of Business.

Successful Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Ernst Volgenau

Ernst Volgenau, a master entrepreneur and founder of SRA International, sat down with School of Business and College of Engineering students recently for a heart-to-heart on the lessons he’s learned throughout his distinguished career. Volgenau, an engineer, author, U.S. Air Force veteran and the chairman of the board of SRA, a Fairfax-based information technology consulting […]

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Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra will be speaking at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus on April 28 at 6 p.m. Attend Chopra’s event. As the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Chopra served as assistant to the U.S. President and designed the National Wireless Initiative. He also helped launch Startup America and executed an “open innovation” strategy […]

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Business Plan Competition Awards $10,000 to Mason Innovators

OnYou, a mobile phone accessory that combines a compression sleeve with a magnetic case, won the grand prize of $5,000 in the 8th Dean’s Business Plan Competition sponsored by George Mason University’s School of Business. OnYou also won the $1,000 Audience Choice Award. The competition runner up was Iron Goat, formerly E-Mow, an autonomous agricultural […]

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MBA Alum Honored with Mason Service Award

The George Mason University Alumni Association annually recognizes outstanding alumni at the Celebration of Distinction. This year, Michael Gallagher MBA ’94 is the recipient of the 2015 Alumni Service Award. “Michael Gallagher was chosen as the Alumni Service Award winner for 2015 because he has remained actively involved with the Alumni Association, the School of […]

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Ten Tips for a Successful Business Career

As chief financial officer at the Travel Channel, Kellie Goldstein says she’s found the perfect job, one that marries her dual loves of travel and television. “I was the original latch-key kid,” she says. “Lots of Gilligan’s Island after school.” In her journeys around the globe and up the corporate ladder, including twelve years as […]

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