“Becoming a Leader: Taking Charge of Your Own Career – January 18, 2014” with Executive in Residence Sue Baumgarten
Are you looking for ways to leverage your MBA into a leadership role? If so, please join Sue Baumgarten, Anderson alum and Executive-in-Residence for her first of three Leadership discussions, where she shares her extensive leadership experiences and strategies for:
· Transitioning from an individual contributor role into a leadership role
· Marketing the value of your MBA skills inside your company
· Differentiating yourself from your peers
· Charting a path to leadership
· Taking charge of your own career advancement
Sue will share specific career examples and strategies focused on the issues of today’s FEMBAs, with time for Q & A!
Viewing Live or Watching the Recording Online: We will email the URL that you can use to view the live presentation and/or watch the workshop at a later date. You will need to register to be sent this link.
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Susan Baumgarten is the Executive in Residence for Technology and Leadership at UCLA Anderson. She brings to this role a breadth of experience in executive leadership, business development, and systems engineering at Hughes Aircraft Company and Raytheon Company. She was appointed corporate vice president of Raytheon, a major aerospace and defense electronics firm with over 80,000 employees and annual revenues exceeding $20B. She served as President of Raytheon International, Inc, integrating activities in 76 countries throughout the world, responsible for international growth and operational performance of Raytheon’s international companies. She was a member of the Board of Directors of Raytheon Systems Ltd, UK, Raytheon Canada Ltd, and Raytheon Australia.
In addition to her Raytheon International role, other P&L experience includes Raytheon Technical Services Company, LLC, and the Hughes/Raytheon Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems business. Her early career involved the design of airborne radar systems, and a special moment was flying in the backseat of an F‑15 fighter jet, seeing Hughes/Raytheon products in action.
Ms. Baumgarten is a three-time alumna of UCLA with a BA in Mathematics and Biochemistry, an MS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the Anderson School where she received the Carter Award
As a senior executive, Ms. Baumgarten led business/organization turnarounds demonstrating her abilities as a visionary, business strategist, and growth enabler. She is widely recognized for her decisiveness and disciplined approach to the financials, while maintaining fervor for technical innovation and broad team inclusion. Her present interests include corporate leadership/boards, philanthropic leadership in dance arts and education, and executive coaching.
**Easton Students Please Note:
In order to receive credit for attending, you must submit a 1-page write-up within 2 weeks of the event.