This event is presented by Donald Beckwith from the University Career Center. Don has extensive experience in consulting recruitment and resume tailoring. He will share his understanding and tips on building your own consulting network and resume.
The event is comprised by a seminar/discussion presented by Scott Phillips and a kick-off event for the biweekly case practice in 2019. Our guest speaker, Scott, is a veteran of product innovation, business development, marketing strategy and entrepreneurship. He has experience across many industries and has held leadership positions with Whirlpool Corporation, Fortune Brands and Burger King Corporation. As a founder and director of several consulting firms before joining the Economic Growth Institue at UofM, Scott shared his insights on the skills that are transferable from academic research to a consulting career.
Brian got his bachelor's degree of science in Chemical Engineering from UM and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He started his career as a project manager at PwC, then became the vice president of Global Product Development at Whirlpool Corporation. In 2006, Brian started his own consulting firm in Ann Arbor, the Inovo Group, aiming to create strategic, technology-enabled innovation for clients. Brian shared his personal experience and opinions on a career choice between corporate jobs and consulting jobs.