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Webinar: Getting to the Top from Technical Backgrounds
Thursday, May 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online Webinar

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Spaces Available: 128 - See Who’s Coming
Contact: Alumni Career Services (310) 825-8216

UCLA Anderson Alumni Career Services


Getting to the Top from Technical Backgrounds
DATE: Thursday, May 29, 2014
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Online Webinar
REGISTRATION: FREE for UCLA Anderson alumni, students, staff.

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If my background is engineering, science or technical background, what are career options after business school? How can I advance in my career?

Kathryn Ullrich, Director of Alumni Career Services at UCLA Anderson shares research she did on career paths to typical MBA career targets such as CEO, VP Marketing, VP Product Management, VP Business Development as presented in her book, Getting to the Top: Strategies for Career Success. She also presents new primary research on additional functions and careers of MBAs with technical backgrounds.

In this webinar, Kathryn shares implications and career strategies for those from technical backgrounds in advancing to leadership roles.

About Kathryn Ullrich

Kathryn Ullrich ('92)Kathryn Ullrich has a passion for helping people with career advancement. Kathryn leads Alumni Career Services at UCLA Anderson School of Management, providing programs, coaching, and resources for alumni to manage professional success. She is author of the award-winning book, Getting to the Top: Strategies for Career Success. Kathy has been an executive recruiter for fourteen years with Russell Reynolds Associates and her own firm after careers in software product marketing with Siebel Systems (now Oracle), strategy consulting with Accenture, and engineering leadership roles at GTE (now Verizon). Kathy has an MBA with top Carter Award honors from UCLA Anderson and a BS Electrical Engineering, cum laude, from University of Michigan.