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  • presented to you by Alex Pozin and Emma Zhu
  • Dear Tech Leaders: WHAT IS YOUR HTC MOMENT We come to Haas with different stories. Pearls of wisdom from Class of 2011 We join HTC for different reasons. Some come to switch careers. Some come to start up a business. Some may have known their focus. Some may not. This is your moment to explore. This is your moment to act as leader. This is your moment to push the limits. Of technology and yourself. We are inspired and committed to cultivate a community where you can not only nurture meaningful relationships but also develop solid skills and industry insights. WHAT WILL BE So when your moment comes, you know you are ready. YOUR HTC MOMENT? 1 Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu 2
  • PROFESSIONAL – PREPARE TODAY FOR TOMORROW PROFESSIONAL – PREPARE TODAY FOR TOMORROW Descriptions of key initiatives (new initiatives in blue) Provide a platform for you to explore your professional interests across industry areas as well as develop solid skills to capture targeted opportunities Build industry knowledge • Industry 101 workshops - collaborate with MOT and other Berkeley schools to coach HTC Internal Resources members on industry trends and useful frameworks. (Students of All Classes, Career Coaches, CSO) • Tech elective info sessions and cheat sheets - tap into academic resources and second- years' wisdom so members can make better-informed decisions. • Lunch with Rich Wong/tech faculty - create opportunities for members to interact with Tech 3+1 industry veterans hidden in the school. breakfast • Weekly tech breakfast (3+1) - 3 free topic discussions (members only) + 1 selected topic Tech in-depth discussion (alum/professors invited) every month. (Kudos to Marissa and Brad!) faculty Function • Speakers series - invite speakers from most wanted companies of your choosing. lunch Electives info session 101 Prepare for internships/jobs • Resumes for Tech - How to create a tech-friendly resume. Gain Insights Develop Skills • Interview practice - e.g. crack the Google cases; small group mock interviews. Resumes • HTC career wiki page - capture and share information about career-related topics, Career for tech including employers, interview processes and questions, etc. treks Industry Strengthen your connections with industry Career Professional 101 wiki page conference • Career treks - formal company visits before the recruiting. Real-life • Professional conferences - connect with prominent industry conferences and create project Interview opportunities for members to participate top-notch industry gatherings. sharing practice Speaker Become a PM black belt series Outside Resources • Function 101 workshops - invite second-years to share their "on-the-job" training. (Berkeley Schools, Companies) • Real-life project sharing - invite alums to share their daily life, project process, New initiatives challenges, etc. on various functions. Established initiatives 3 Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu 4
  • SOCIAL – BUILD TIES TO LAST SOCIAL – BUILD TIES TO LAST Descriptions of key initiatives (new initiatives in gold) Cultivate an environment for you to not only connect with a vibrant community of members and alums but also build deep relationships with like-minded people Get to know each other • EW/Full-time mixer – integrate with another class, share your experiences and grow Among Members your Haas network focused on technology industry. • Club wine party – meet and mingle with technology fans and leaders. Get excited about latest technology news and club initiatives over wine and cheese! • Alum happy hour – a club-wide social event with HTC alums every semester and during the summer. EW/Full- HTC • We aim to offer a balance between large events where you expand your industry time Mixer networking network through trusted connections and a variety of small social activities where you cheat sheet develop strong relationships. Club wine party Share knowledge and experiences • HTC networking cheat sheet – help you find people with similar interest and connect Build Relationships Expand Connections with like-minded members to build intimate relationships. • Integrated HTC communication platform – streamline club communication channels Tech round to deliver information of your interest productively. Reinvigorate HTC blog into a table dinner Alum happy marketing/knowledge-sharing space while innovating social media delivery. (Have you heard the first volume of HTC podcast from Dev? That is awesome!) hour Build a stronger connection with HTC alums Alum company visit/lunch • Informal company visit/lunch – visit the company and spend quality time with alums on their campus. Learn what happens behind the scenes. E.g. Lunch at Facebook. Dive into your area of interest and have in-depth interactions with alums With Alumni • Alum round table dinner – an intimate group setting of students mixed with 2-3 alums New initiatives based on interest areas (organized by company, vertical or role). Hiking, Surfing, Cook-off, you name it! Established initiatives 5 Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu 6
  • ALEX Tech Enthusiast/Hard-Core Product Marketing Manager EMMA Product Innovator/A Mixed Mind of Technology, Strategy and Design Alex has more than 5 years of experience in Driven by an unstoppable passion for technology, Product Marketing and Product Management. Emma determinedly switched career from Prior to Haas, he worked as the Director of financial services to the design consulting world - Product Marketing for eLynx and Product frog design. Marketing Manager for Open Text. Emma focused on product innovation strategy in the technology In these roles, Alex developed marketing and competitive and telecoms industries. She worked with designers and engineers strategies, launched new products, and redesigned user to create compelling consumer products. Her client portfolio experiences. Before discovering his love of tech marketing, Alex includes GE, Samsung, LGE, Lenovo, Intel, Qualcomm, China Mobile, worked for WaMu and Deloitte Consulting. SC Johnson, and Huawei. Alex is the lucky husband of Dr. Rebecca Green. In his free time, he Emma majored in Management Information System at Shanghai enjoys spending time with his wife, advising start-ups, exercising, International Studies University and minored in Law at Fudan reading, and travel. University. She has traveled throughout China and other Asian areas. Now she’s excited about adventures in both American Alex attended University of Washington where he studied continents. Psychology, International Studies, and Information Systems. Co-PM for HTC Wine Party Co-PM for HTC/DMEC Alum Happy Hour Co-PM for HTC Facebook page Co-led sponsorship efforts for >play conference Co-led a panel at >play conference Co-leading the hi-tech panel at 2011 Asia Business Conference 7 Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu Alex Pozin & Emma Zhu 8
  • A E ALEX L M M E M M X A A Thank you for your time and support! - Alex & Emma