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SDSU President's Lecture Series: Susanna Kass

President Elliot Hirshman cordially invites you to the President's Lecture Series featuring Distinguished Lecturer Susanna Kass, '82. Her lecture is entitled "The Thinking that Leads."

Date: April 17, 2014 1:30 - 3 p.m.

About Susanna Kass: Susanna is the Head of New Innovation at NextEra Energy. She is a global product management, business development and operations professional with over 30 years of experience.

Susanna launched her international career at Hewlett Packard and Sun Microsystems, where she focused on new product innovation, new patent invention, intellectual property licensing, large deal negotiations and mergers and acquisitions. She accumulated hands-on experience in working with customers and strategic partners to architect new product design wins as the COO of eBay International and Trilliant Network, where she led global operations from the ground up to over $100+ million of revenue.

She is a serial entrepreneur and has collaborated with researchers from Stanford, UC Berkeley, John Hopkins and New Mexico State to identify new innovations and to secure venture funding to launch a new start-up.

Susanna received her Executive Business Education at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and her MBA in International Business Management from Pepperdine University, where she is a distinguished alumni award recipient. Kass holds a BS in Computer Science and Business Administration Marketing from San Diego State University.

Complimentary event parking available in Parking Structure 1 Levels 1 - 3. Please let us know if you require special accommodations.

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Location: San Diego State University - Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Theatre 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182 Google Map

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