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Q@Haas 25th Anniversary: Panel with Founders

by Q@Haas

Educational/Awareness

Wed, 26 Apr 2017

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Wells Fargo Room

2220 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States

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This panel with Q@Haas co-founders, Adrienne Torf and Ben Burbridge, is a first in a series of events to celebrate the club's 25th anniversary. Adrienne and Ben will share the stories, inspirations, and challenges they faced when founding Q@Haas in 1992. We will also highlight some of the club's current achievements and goals.
Following the panel, we are inviting alumni from over the years to chat with current students over drinks and food.

Drinks and refreshments will be provided.

Dress code: casual (wear a Q@Haas shirt if you have one, we might take a photo)

Speakers

Adrienne Torf

Adrienne Torf is a composer and professional musician who earned an MBA at Haas, learned management at Wells Fargo, strategy at three pre- and post-IPO tech services firms during the dot.com boom, and how to manage to the triple bottom line as COO at a number of Bay Area nonprofit agencies. She's currently working as a contract interim CFO/COO at Junior Statesman Foundation, whose nonprofit, Junior State of America, provides civic engagement and leadership programming for high school youth across the U.S.

Ben Burbridge

Ben Burbridge (Haas '92) is a software development professional who has worked as an engineering director in a variety of industries including logistics, biotech, and banking, and as an oem for public and academic libraries, leading teams of business analysts, developers, and qa building applications in a wide variety of technologies. He is currently working as a consultant for several non-profit organizations developing applications in support of their core missions. In his spare time he's a competitive sailor, pilot, snowboarder and cyclist.

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