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  • Excellent opportunity to explore what career and lifestyle will be on the West CoastGiven a tough economy, explore all options (east, midwest, and west coast)West Coast is a hotbed for innovation and entrepreneurial spiritThe West Coast offers a unique combination of innovation, entrepreneurship, and thought leadershipWest Coast companies recruiting at Ross are likely to provide more support at a local event than at an on-campus eventRepeated exposure to companies and an opportunity to spend quality time with alums is a strong networking toolExplore the west coast and get a feel for the dynamic culture and charismaCommitted to going to west coast for summer

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  • 1. WEST COAST FORUM 2010
    Pursue Your Passion
    Kick-off Meeting
    Tuesday, September21, 2010
  • 2. Meeting Agenda
    Background/Why You Should Attend
    Leadership Team Introductions
    Companies Attending
    Schedule Overview
    Managing Expectations
    Important Dates
    Questions??
  • 3. About the West Coast Forum
    Who: Ross first and second year MBA’s
    What: Two-day networking conference containing company tours, roundtable discussions, panel discussion and an alumni reception
    When: Monday & Tuesday, October 25th & 26th
    Where: SF Airport Marriott, Millbrae, CA
  • 4. Why You Should Attend
    The West Coast offers a unique culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and thought leadership
    Repeated exposure to companies and opportunities to spend time with alums are a strong networking tools
    Your participation in the Forum demonstrates willingness to pursue a career on the West Coast
    An excellent opportunity to explore what a career and lifestyle will be like on the West Coast
  • 5. Leadership Team
    Matt Johndrow – Senior Director
    Jessica Meyer – Senior Director
    Jeff Ignacio – VP of Corporate & Clubs Relations
    Biswaroop Palit – VP of Corporate & Clubs Relations
    Mazen Momani – VP of Marketing
    Raghu Thricovil – VP of I.T. & Logistics
  • 6. Companies Attending
    A variety of industries will be represented at the West Coast Forum
  • 7. Schedule Overview
    * Potential company tours: Clorox, Genentech, Cisco, Apple, Intel, PG&E and Environmental Defense Fund as of 9/21/2010.
    Actual times, location, and event details are subject to change.
  • 8. Schedule Overview
    Actual times, location, and event details are subject to change.
  • 9. Managing Expectations
    What you will get out of WCF:
    Meet reps from West Coast companies
    Meet Bay Area Alumni
    Chance to make a first impression
    Idea of what the Bay Area is like
  • 10. Managing Expectations
    What you will NOT get out of WCF:
    Internship offers
    Too early in the Internship process
    Some companies are not recruiting at Ross
    Some companies/industries do not recruit, period.
    Alumni knocking at your door
    Alumni Reception for alumni and students
  • 11. Important Dates
    Register: tomorrow until Monday, September 27th - via email link or website: www.westcoastforum.org
    Book hotel and flights: late September
    Logistics Meeting: Sunday, October 10th
    Resume Drop: early October
    Bid: mid-October
    Event: October 25 - 26
  • 12. Thanks for Attending
    We look forward to seeing you on the Sunset Coast!
    Questions?