Where are you currently located?
Job title and/or industry:
Director of Application Development, photonics manufacturing
What is your academic background and motivation for pursuing the M.S. in MIT degree?
As lifelong learner, I see achieving my master’s degree as a key pillar to continuing to advance my career.
What appealed to you the most about the M.S. in MIT Program?
I found the specific combination of technology and business to meet exactly the goals I have for myself and provide a unique skill set.
What are you looking forward to or have you enjoyed most so far in the M.S. in MIT Program?
I relish the collaborative learning environment. Being in a cohort of motivated and diverse peers and building strong relationships make the program both fun and challenging!
What are your interests and hobbies?
Outdoor activities of all sorts: hiking, kayaking. I am also a blacksmith in my free time.
Where is your favorite place you have traveled?
Wow, this is a difficult choice. Having traveled a significant amount globally, I find there is something to learn and appreciate in every place I have traveled. I also have many places yet to visit!
What is your favorite thing to do during residencies?
Wake up early and walk the neighborhood to see it come to life!
- Undergraduate Degree Anthropology
- Undergraduate Institution Upsala College
- Hometown Newton, NJ