NYC & NJ Alumni Gathering with Guest Speaker Philip Friedman

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm EDT

Philip Friedman, founder and CEO of Computer Generated Solutions

  • Location:Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology, LC400
    5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, New York, US
  • Contact:Rena Rutkovsky, Alumni Relations Officer
    rrutkovs@poly.edu
    718-260-3844

Join fellow alumni to hear Philip Friedman, founder and CEO of Computer Generated Solutions, speak about "The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur" and tell his story of how he came to this country with nothing and started a business in 1984 that today, 28 years later, is a successful global technology services and software company with close to 5,000 professionals that deliver end-to-end, award winning solution in over 40 countries around the world.  Under his leadership, CGS expanded through both organic growth as well as the successful integration of several acquisitions.

Mr. Friedman will share his learnings and insights on the topics of entrepreneurship, risk-taking, management and leadership, politics, and technology. A reception will follow.

Biography:
In 2007 Mr. Friedman was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.  In 2007 and 2008 he was appointed to represent the State of New York on the Presidential Business Commission and to serve as an Honorary Chairman on the National Business Advisory Council.  In 2011, he received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Yeshiva University.  He currently serves on the Board of Yeshiva University and is the current Chairman of the Finance Committee and the Treasurer of the University.

Registration for this event has closed. Thank you for your interest in participating. If you have any questions, please contact us at 718-260-3885.