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Employers@SI: Ford Motor Company

Employers@SI: Ford Motor Company
Tuesday, Sept 23, 12:00-1:00
411 WH

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Ford representatives will be at SI to talk about career opportunities for SI students! All students are welcome!

Bios of speakers:
RYAN KENNEL has been with Ford Motor Company since 2000, and currently works as an Application Supervisor in the Application Development Services (ADS) organization of Ford Information Technology. During his time at Ford, Ryan has served as a developer and technical architect on many projects including a global solution to identify and execute product recalls for all Ford brands, and the Ford Accessories Store website. He currently oversees the application development of the vehicle scheduling system that services North American assembly plants.
Ryan received his BSE in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2000 and is currently pursuing his MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

CHRIS DEMENIUK has been with Ford Motor Company since 2008, and currently works in the In-Vehicle Systems division of ADS. He is currently working on future versions of the popular voice-activated SYNC system (see www.syncmyride.com), and has also worked on the new navigation systems found in 2009 Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles. His specialty is user-centered design and driver distraction mitigation with In-Vehicle Information Systems. Prior to coming to Ford, he worked for the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), in the Human Factors Division/Driver Interface Group. Chris received his BS in Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2006, and his MSI in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of Michigan School of Information in 2008.

Posted by kkowatch at September 22, 2008 09:56 AM


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