Tech Panel: Llamasoft, Facebook, Strategy&, and NITS Solutions

March 21, 2017

On March 20, the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations welcomed Tauber alumni back to campus to share their expertise as part of the Tech and Industry Panel at the Ross School of Business.

The panel offered current Tauber students an opportunity to learn more about current trends, opportunities and challenges in the tech industry and to network with senior established Ross Alumni.

The Tech Panel was moderated by Tauber student Arjun Kottan (MSCM '17) and featured these panelists:

  • Joe Ciliberti (MSCM'10) - Director of Product Management, Llamasoft (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • John Volk (MBA'12) - Supply Chain, Facebook (Menlo Park, CA)
  • Samar Sarma (MSCM '09) - Engagement Manager - Strategy& (New York)
  • Sanjay Seth (MBA '00) - Managing Director, Co-Founder - NITS Solutions, (Novi, MI)

The event began with welcoming remarks from Tauber Student Advisory Board Co-Chairs Arjun Kottan (MSCM '17) and Dikul Singh (MSCM '17), followed by discussion of timely topics such as managing big data, selecting optimal tech tools, navigating trends, and preparing for a successful career in the tech industry.

About Tauber Institute for Global Operations

The Tauber Institute for Global Operations is a joint venture between the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the College of Engineering, and 30 industry partners to facilitate cross-disciplinary education in global operations management. In addition to a broad array of core and elective courses, the innovative LeadershipAdvantageSM Program provides students with the tools to ascend to major operations leadership roles. Well-designed and managed team projects form the cornerstone of the Tauber Institute experience and allow students to apply their knowledge to real-world settings.