|CIAM's Distinguished Guest Speakers on Nov. 9th and 14th|
Carl Walsh, Business Executive
Monday, November 9th - 6PM (On Campus)
“Leadership Principles: The So-Called Soft Skills and Emotional I.Q”.
The presentation will cover organizational dysfunction and how to overcome it, together with the concept of Keystone Habits in the pursuit of achieving Distinction in the Professional World. Carl Walsh is a Speaker, Trainer and Performance Coach. He has coached speakers of all types, from high school students to Hollywood personalities. He speaks to over 100 Realtor groups a year across the country and also speaks to various professional and trade groups on Leadership and Communications. As a business professional, Carl spent 24 years in the world of Corporate Information Technology, with such organizations as The Walt Disney Company, C&R Clothiers and Smart & Final, starting out as a Sales Analyst and working up to Director of Quality Assurance. He also served on advisory boards for industry leaders Lexmark and NCR. During that time, he participated in the evolution of desktop computing from simple gaming to industrial and management tools.
Location: 9550 Flair Drive, Suite # 201, El Monte, CA 91731. Contact: 626-350-1500.
Peter Zhang, ZHTECH Corporation - Business Executive
Saturday, November 14th - 10AM (On Campus)
"Cloud Computing and Consulting"
In his presentation, Dr. Zhang will focus on the basics of concepts, characteristics, types, and application of Cloud Computing. He will also cover the major Cloud players in the US industry and the market structure. Dr. Zhang will then explain the consulting business and career opportunities related to Cloud Computing. He will use his company -ZHTECH Corporation as an example to discuss the consulting practices in this special area.
Dr. Peter Zhang is a principal IT consultant at ZHTECH Corporation. Throughout his 20 year professional career, Dr. Zhang has served in different roles, including senior IT consultant, program and project manager, software engineer, and web developer in the governmental agencies, Fortune 100 and SME companies, and his own consulting firm (www.zhtech.com). His recent work and research focus on Cloud computing, big data, business intelligence, and e-learning. He has created an e-learning platform (www.zhtech.org) and is an active instructor in the course rooms. He is also an adjunct professor at California State University, Fullerton. He frequently gives lectures on Cloud computing and big data for academia and industries in US and China. Dr. Zhang received his master degree from University of Minnesota and Ph.D. from Capella University.
Location: 9550 Flair Drive, Suite # 201, El Monte, CA 91731