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[CCICADA-announce] DIMACS/CCICADA Student-organized Seminar - Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Linda Casals lindac at
Fri Sep 9 14:02:16 EDT 2011

 Student-organized Seminar Series Sponsored by DIMACS and
   the Command, Control, and Interoperability Center 
          for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA)
            and Rutcor Presents 


Title: So, You Think You Might Want to Work in IT?

Speaker: Tom Capone, Chairman and CEO, MTP-USA

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011; 11:30-1:30pm

Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431, Rutgers University, Busch Campus


  11:30 - 12:00  Reception (everyone is welcome) 
  12:00 -  1:00  Talk (lunch provided) 
   1:00 -  1:30	 Mr. Capone will meet with students for informal discussion


This will be a student-oriented presentation intended to help students
navigate some of the current "landscape" in information technology
(IT). Mr. Capone will discuss education in IT Controls, Audit, Risk,
Governance, Operations and Security and offer advice on IT-related
jobs - where they are, how to find them, and how to get paid (and paid
well) for your specific skills, talents and education. The
presentation will draw on the speaker's wide experience in telecom and
technology to offer insights related to risk management, global
unified communications, and related IT and matters. The talk will
touch on topics relevant to business continuity, emergency
communications, unified communications, cloud computing, cyber
security, and corporate regulatory compliance. Anyone with interest in
these areas is encouraged to attend.

Speaker Bio:

Thomas A. Capone is the Chairman and CEO of, one of
the fastest growing telecommunications companies in the United
States. MTP boasts a management team composed of telecommunications
industry veterans, most of whom have years of experience in the
competitive telecommunications business. Starting with cellular phones
and service in 1983, Mr. Capone has since delivered voice, data,
wireless and wireline telecom and IT services to over 300 of the
Fortune 1000. Mr. Capone's clients and strategic relationships include
a third of the Fortune 100, DHS, FEMA, and the US Secret
Service. Mr. Capone has also recently accepted the position of
Executive Director of the New York Distance Learning Association to be re-launched in New York, New Jersey and
Connecticut in 2012.

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