A Perspective on Business Leadership in the Decade to Come

Craig Martin is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., which, with annual revenues of $12 billion and 50,000 employees in over 25 countries, is one of the largest, most diverse providers of technical and professional services in the world. Some of Jacobs' markets include Energy, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Environmental Programs, Chemicals and Polymers, Oil and Gas, and Technology.

Martin, age 59, has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He joined Jacobs in 1994 and served as the company's principle sales and marketing executive from 1995 to 2002. He became president of the company in July 2002 and chief executive officer in April 2006. He is a member of the Board of Directors. Since his joining Jacobs, the company's revenue has grown from $1.16 billion to over $12 billion.

Prior to joining Jacobs, Martin held a variety of management positions with CRSS and Martin K. Eby Construction.

He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas and an MBA from the University of Denver.

In addition to the speaker, the following attended from Jacobs.

Patricia Summers - SVP, Human Resources
Stephen Barder - Dir, Corporate HR
Eric Reaves - Senior HR Manager
Eric Lazarte - Recruitment Manager

High Tech Business Association SOMA UCLA Engineering

Date: October 22, 2009
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: C301