Contrast between working at a global management consulting firm and startup
10 W 35th St, IIT Entrepreneurship Academy, 13th Floor
16 November 2012 - 17 November 2012
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Organizer: Illinois Institute of Technology
How can you know the difference between working at a global consulting firm and a startup if you don't work in that environment? You have an amazing opportunity to meet Mr. James E. Banaszak during a lunch time who has more than 25 years of experience in management consulting, technical business development, manufacturing operations and etc. This is your chance to network, make new connections and ask any questions that you want. This event is RSVP only. Space is limited to the first 10 registrants. Lunch will be served. Date: Friday, November 16th Time: 1pm - 2pm Location: IIT Entrepreneurship Academy, IIT Tower, 13th Floor About The Guest: James E. Banaszak, Capital Productivity Practice at McKinsey & Company James E. Banaszak, MS '95, Chief Technology Officer, OpenCEL Dr. Banaszak’s PhD research specialized in environmental biotechnology, with specific emphasis on investigating the fate of organic contaminants, metals, and actinides in aerobic and anaerobic biological systems. He has more than 25 years of experience in construction, manufacturing operations, process engineering, management consulting, technical business development, and handling of radioactive materials. He has a wide range of project experience including the planning, design, construction, and resolution of disputes for major civil infrastructure and metal processing equipment improvements, including assisting the Massachusetts Attorney General with their Cost Recovery Efforts on the Central Artery/Tunnel project, also known as the Big Dig. He has conducted feasibility and due diligence analyses of large capital additions, negotiated intellectual property transfers and technical outsourcing agreements, and assisted in major acquisitions. Prior to his current role at OpenCEL, Dr. Banaszak was the director of Exponent’s Chicago-area office and an engagement manager in the Chicago office of McKinsey and Company.