||MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston
Board of Directors 2012-2013
Dave Harelick, MBA ’02
David B. Harelick, CFA leads operations in the US for Lion&Lion, a global digital marketing agency with a focus on measurable ROI-based online marketing campaigns. Lion&Lion's core used to form the senior management team of some of the world’s most successful internet companies including Groupon as well as 35+ other leading internet companies in APAC, LATAM and Europe. The team behind Lion&Lion has an exceptional track record in navigating online channels including branding, social engagement and performance marketing.
In additon to leading Lion&Lion USA, David is a co-founder of USA Cupom, a website desigend to connect Brazilian tourists with American retailers. David is also the founder and editor of the Free Travel Genius, a blog devoted to teaching people how to travel for free or cheap. Through the The Acqumen Group, LLC and on his own, David has also consulted for various technology and real estate firms including Clark Realty Capital, LLC, Boston Capital, Automatos, Inc., Technisys, S.A., College Coach, LLC and pi Technologies.
Prior to re-focusing his career into the digital marketing space, David was a Partner of Corporate Realty Investment Capital, LLC, a private equity fund investing in single-tenant net leased real estate. David was responsible for business, product, and strategic development.
Prior to Corporate Realty, David was an associate in the Capital Markets Group of Lend Lease Real Estate Investments and a financial analyst for Wasserstein Perella & Co. At Wasserstein, David was involved in a number of high profile transactions, including the mergers of Dean Witter with Morgan Stanley and Swiss Bank with Union Bank of Switzerland.
David received his Bachelors of Science degree in Industrial Relations from Cornell University and a Masters of Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management. David has been a director of the SACB since 2005 and its president since 2008.
David lives in Boston with his wife and daughter. As a hobby, he writes a Travel Blog and is an avid skier and hiker.
http://www.linkedin.com/in/dharelick | http://twitter.com/dharelick
Jeremy Seidman, MBA ’03
Vice President and CFO Summit Co-Executive Chair
Jeremy is a Director with Credit Suisse, having joined from Lehman Brothers in 2005. Jeremy currently serves on Credit Suisse’s Advisory Counsel for Excellence, a 14-person leadership team in Private Banking Americas. By utilizing the firm’s global expertise, Jeremy advises sophisticated corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and their families to provide a full range of personal wealth management services.
Jeremy graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in Economics and Systems Engineering, and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus in Financial Management. Jeremy was very active in alumni relations during his two years on the MIT campus. Most notably, Jeremy led the MIT Sloan Class Gift campaign that achieved over 80 percent participation and $230K pledged. In 2003, Jeremy founded the MIT CFO Summit (www.mitcfo.com), the premier annual forum for corporate finance executives, and continues to serve as chairperson. Jeremy is frequently contacted by members of the media for his insights into business and strategic issues facing the CFO, and has been quoted by Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, and Boston Business Journal.
Jeremy, his wife, son, and daughter reside in Wellesley, and vow to Jeremy that they will be lifelong Yankees fans while in Red Sox Nation.
Dave Magnoni, MBA ’99
Treasurer and President Emeritus
Dave started his career in the Navy, joining the nuclear-powered submarine force after graduation from the US Naval Academy. He served on the fast-attack ship USS Baltimore and led a shift of staff and students at a training reactor plant before leaving the service. After the military, Dave was a consultant at KPMG Peat Marwick's Federal Services Group before following his love of computer technology into an IT position at Polaroid corporation.
Dave attended the MIT Sloan from 1997-1999, actively participating in the entrepreneurial community and the MIT $50K Competition. Following MIT Sloan, Dave joined Intel in Oregon, where he managed the product marketing team in Intel's motherboard division. He and his family returned to the Boston area in 2002, where he works as Director of Claims Submissions for Athena Health, a rapidly growing electronic services provider to the health care industry.
Dave has a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the US Naval Academy, an M.S. in Computer Science from New York University and an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan.
Joanna Eldridge, SM ’93
Joanna Eldridge runs the Global Human Resources Operations team at Akamai Technologies in Cambridge. In her role she focuses on HR Operational Excellence, Human Resources Technology and Global Workforce Planning.
Prior to joining Akamai, she was an HR Effectiveness and Technology consultant at Towers Perrin and she has also worked as the Manager of HR Technology for CDM. In these roles she designed HR processes selected, implemented and managed HR applications and developed comprehensive workforce metrics.
Joanna received her Master of Science degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1993, where she was known by her classmates as “that woman from California with the little kid.” (That little kid, Julia, will be graduate from Bowdoin College in Maine in 2011.) At MIT Sloan, Joanna concentrated in Information Technology and Operations Management. Joanna received her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from California State University, Los Angeles in 1989.
Board Members at Large
Lindsey Anderson, SM
Small Events Chair
Lindsey runs Puma's eCommerce operations and is responsible for driving more footwear and apparel sales through the online channel as well as managing the back end technology. Prior to Puma Lindsey did strategic planning at Sybase and was instrumental in the redesign of their eCommerce site.
Lindsey also founded the catalog company, CareerTAPES Enterprises. He started the company with the idea of recording business books on to audiocassettes for executives to listen to while they commute. Then he added training videos on Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, and many other software applications as and business topics. CareerTAPES eventually had over 700 titles that were sold and rented through the mail. The audio books, including Confessions of an Advertising Man and The Concept of Corporate Strategy, are still available on Amazon.com.
After graduating from MIT Sloan, Lindsey was a senior member of the management team that turned around the soft contact lens business at American Optical, leading to its acquisition by Ciba Vision Care. Lindsey worked in Labor Relations at CBS after graduating from the School of Industrial and Labor relations at Cornell University. He also worked in project management on the Minuteman Missile Program.
Sean Brown, SM ’94
Sean has served as Director of Global Alumni Relations at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company since 2007. He leads McKinsey’s efforts to engage and strengthen the firm’s network of over 25,000 former consultants in 100 countries around the world. Sean’s expertise and responsibilities include alumni engagement, communications (web, email, and print), career services, events, community building and global alumni knowledge dissemination. He has selected, hosted, and moderated the discussions of over 80 global knowledge web-based events for thousands of McKinsey alumni attendees. Sean is also responsible for McKinsey’s alumni web services platform strategy, and regularly advises clients on alumni relations program strategy and engagement.
Leadership Committee Chair; Career Series Chair; Technology Co-Chair
Previously, Sean was the Director of Alumni Relations at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he led a multi-year turnaround of the school’s alumni relations program, launching a new alumni website, a new alumni magazine and significantly increasing alumni events and engagement around the world. He also founded and was CEO of BrandStamp, a Cambridge-based venture-backed marketing technology company, and was Chief Operating Officer of Beverly Hills Motoring, a multi-channel marketer of custom luxury vehicles and accessories based in Beverly Hills California. Prior to his work as an entrepreneur, Sean was a consultant in McKinsey’s New York and Boston offices, where he served clients in the financial services, retail, and healthcare sectors. He also served Furniture.com and Dunkin' Donuts Corporation as an independent strategy consultant.
Since 2001, Sean has helped lead the MIT Sloan Club of Boston in a variety of Board roles, including Leadership Committee Chair, Career Series Chair, and Technology Co-Chair. Sean earned a Master of Science in Management from MIT Sloan in 1994, and a Bachelor of Commerce with Great Distinction from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 1990.
On a personal level, Sean enjoys learning about, trying, and evangelizing (on twitter @sebrown) new social/consumer and wireless technologies, and has attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 11 of the last 12 years. He is also an avid recreational cyclist and automotive enthusiast, and has attended and/or exhibited at a number of car shows, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas (SEMA), and Pebble Beach. Sean and his wife, Kerry, have two daughters and live in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Audrey Daum, SM ’88
Financial Planning Interest Chair
Audrey Daum, SM '88, was named a 2013 Five Star Wealth Manager, listed in Boston Magazine February 2013, for a second year in a row. She was recently mentioned on CNBC as an Advisor to Donald J. Trump, CEO, The Trump Organization (October 23rd). Audrey Daum is a Director – Investments with Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Private Client Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Ms. Daum was employed as a Vice President and Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management from 1998 to 2010. She was also employed as a Senior Business Manager at Merrill Lynch from 1996 to 1998. Prior to that, from 1994 to 1996, she was a Vice President of Institutional Fixed Income Sales at Citicorp Securities and Vice President of Corporate Finance from 1988 to 1994. While at Citicorp, she was responsible for leading and negotiating Donald Trump’s loan restructurings with a 64-member bank group.
Ms. Daum holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, 1988, spent two years at Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and holds an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University.
Eileen Glovsky, SM '91
Eileen Glovsky is a Deputy Treasurer for the State Treasurer’s Office, responsible for the Commonwealth Covenant Fund, Information Technology and Administration functions.
Eileen has been with the Treasurer’s Office for over 7 years, previously holding positions as Assistant Treasurer for Human Resources, Director of Deferred Compensation and Director of Financial Education. Prior to joining the public sector, Eileen spent over 20 years in private industry, primarily in accounting and information technology.
She has a Bachelors Degree from San Francisco State and a Masters Degree from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Eileen’s children are grown and live on the west coast, she resides in Cambridge with her husband.
Katie Manty, SM/MOT ’02
Marketing Interest Chair
Katie Manty graduated from MIT Sloan's Management of Technology Master's degree program in 2002. Katie is currently a Directory, Web Sales and Service, at Fidelity Investments. She is managing technology projects to enhance the online customer experience. She works with both business and technology partners to understand and translate business requirements.
Prior to Fidelity Investments, she spend more than 11 years in consulting with 9 of those years at Capgemini (formerly Ernst & Young). While at Capgemini, Katie gained a vast array of project management experience working for several Fortune 500 clients. She started as a systems programmer, then moved into managing technical teams, and after business school, managed a variety of consulting engagements in the strategic IT-initiative space, such as budget-cutting for CIOs, setting up PMOs, and piloting new technologies for business opportunity. Katie worked for two smaller IT consulting firms; one in the search engine optimization and marketing strategy space and another focused on commercial real estate applications.
Katie earned her initial IT experience working in the IT departments of Texaco and Air Products & Chemicals. Katie earned a Bachelor's degree from Smith College with a double major in Computer Science and Economics.
For fun, Katie enjoys meeting Sloanies, traveling, reading fiction, swimming, organizing events, visiting historical landmarks and taking long walks. Katie enjoys experiencing different cultures. She has lived in Germany, Pennsylvania, Belgium, California, Virginia and Massachusetts.
Christopher Reichert, SM/MOT ’04
CIO Symposium Executive Chair, Club Technology Co-Chair
Christopher Reichert has more than 20 years of strategic IT consulting and business management experience. Christopher's background enables him to provide CIOs and business executives with valuable insights into how organizations can optimize their choices, adoption, management and use of technology.
He is the Director of Web Technology for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Founder of Mindsurfers, LLC, a non-profit organization with a mission to build underprivileged children's passion for technology and engineering.
In addition, Christopher serves on the MIT Sloan Alumni Board and was the Executive Chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium from 2007-2010. This is his sixth year in a leadership position with the Symposium, having previously served as Chair of the Event, Chair of Sponsorship, and Chair of Technology.
Earlier in his career, Christopher co-founded M-TEC, a consultancy that provided IT integration services in Sydney, Australia. His roles ranged from application development and infrastructure leadership to vendor management and strategic sourcing.
Christopher has received Master's degrees from MIT's Sloan School of Management and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
http://www.linkedin.com/profile/ | http://twitter.com/creichert
Justin Steinman, MBA '04
Justin Steinman is the GM Marketing for Clinical Business Solutions at GE Healthcare. In this role, he leads the team responsible for marketing GE's portfolio of clinical, financial, and administrative IT solutions targeting the healthcare industry, including electronic medical records and revenue cycle management. Prior to joining GE in January 2011, Justin spent seven years at Novell, Inc., in a variety of roles, most recently as the Vice President of Solution & Product Marketing, where he built a team of 50 people responsible for developing and executing Novell's go-to-market strategy, including market requirements and product positioning. Earlier in his career, Justin worked at Tilion, Inc., a venture-backed supply chain start-up, and at Accenture, where he implemented SAP for Fortune 500 companies around the globe.
Justin holds a Masters in Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus in New Product and Venture Development. He graduated Dartmouth College, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, with a dual degree in English and History. He lives outside of Boston, MA, with his wife, Tammy, and their four young children.
Jeff Uller, MBA ’03
Student Outreach Chair
Jeff is a senior manager in Finance for Vistaprint. In this position, Jeff reports directly to the COO and is responsible for special projects that improve Vistaprint's efficiency and effectiveness in operations. Jeff joined Vistaprint in 2011.
Prior to Vistaprint, Jeff was a manager in consulting at PRTM Management Consultants focused on delivering operational strategy projects to Fortune 500 clients around the globe. Before PRTM, Jeff was a manager at General Motors and during his career at GM he worked in areas of increasing responsibility in corporate strategy, business development, and corporate finance. Jeff began his career as a product engineer at Chrysler Corporation working in electrical engineering for the Jeep brand of products.
Jeff earned his MBA from MIT Sloan in 2003, a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Oakland University in 1998, and a Bachelors of Computer Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan in 1996. He and his wife, Kelly, have a daughter and a son and live in Needham, Massachusetts.