IBIT is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Taha Havakhor as its new Research Director. In this role Dr. Havakhor will expand the knowledge capital of IBIT, especially in working on industry relevant projects and further establishing a standard of delivery.
Dr. Havakhor will take a leading role in established projects such as the IS Job Index, while also creating new opportunities for industry partners to engage with IBIT to generate knowledge.
Upon accepting the appointment, Dr. Havakhor said:
I have always been interested in translational research that responds to challenging questions in the industry, and I am looking forward to doing that in this new role. I am very excited about upcoming collaborations between IBIT and our industry partners on the research front.
Synacor, Inc., which was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY, is the newest member of the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT). Known for managed portals, advertising solutions, cloud-based identity management, and email and collaboration platforms, Synacor reported a revenue of $143.9 million in 2018, with a high-margin recurring software revenue of $35.8 million.
Himesh Bhise, President & CEO, will represent Synacor in IBIT activities.
Conduct interviews and network with high performing students and graduates of the Temple University Management Information Systems programs.
Employers interested in attending
- Go to the Temple Giving page where you can make the payment of $500.
100% should be allocated to the Information Technology Leaders scholarship.
- Forward your confirmation of payment to email@example.com.
- To pay via check, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
IBIT Members: Simply confirm your attendance with email@example.com.
All proceeds from the IT Career Fair benefit the IT Leaders Scholarship fund for high performing MIS students.
Student registration open soon!
To participate in the career fair, students must:
See the companies who attended in 2018 here. New employers will be added in the coming weeks!
Registration for the Nineteenth Annual IT Awards is now open!
Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Temple University’s Main Campus.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LEADER AWARD
Angela L. Heise, President, Civil Group
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INNOVATOR AWARD
John K. Collier, Chief Information Officer
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI
Himesh Bhise, Chief Executive Officer and Director
The reception will also feature awards for students, administrators, and faculty.
To attend, register online by March 28, 2019 at http://ibit.temple.edu/itawards