MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013

Making a Career Working in Start-Ups

Sid Probstein '90, CTO of Attivio, Robert Rizika '89, SM '94, President and CEO of Vidscale, and the CEO of ProfitBricks

Jan/29 Tue 02:00PM-03:00PM E51-376

Enrollment: Unlimited: Advance sign-up required

Come learn from two successful entrepreneurs what it is like to work in start-ups, and how they have managed their careers as entrepreneurs.

Sid Probstein ’90 has spent more than 20 years managing R&D organizations including Northern Light Technology and Fast Search and Transfer. He s currently the CTO of Attivio. Robert Rizika ’89 has spent nearly 25 years leading and building successful technology companies, including Blackwave (sold to Juniper Networks in 2010), Reflective Technologies, and VerdiSoft (sold to Yahoo! in 2003). He is currently the President and CEO of Vidscale, and the CEO of ProfitBricks.

Don’t miss this informative talk about what it’s really like to work at a start-up!

This free talk is sponsored by the Class Connections program and the MIT Alumni Association.

Register today!

Sponsor(s): Alumni Association
Contact: Elena Byrne, W98-206C, 617 252-1143, EBYRNE@MIT.EDU