Tuesday, October 11, 2011

BDPA iRadio Show - October 11, 2011

BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF) is very proud to be the creator of the BDPA iRadio Show. Our Internet Radio Show has been up and running for almost four months with over 60 guests. You can listen to the archive version of the show using the widget shown in the right-hand sidebar of this blog. In any case, here is the archive version of the show from Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

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The guests on the show included:
  1. Jeff Stovall - Chief Information Officer, City of Charlotte - Mr. Stovall was recently named one of the 'Top 50 African Americans in Technology'. He is one of the highest ranking African American CIOs working in government. We look forward to learning about his journey toward the CIO position. He will share his advice on what IT professionals that are serious about their career advancement need to know in they want to reach the C-level corporate suite.
  2. Lee Reed - 2006 National HSCC Champion, BDPA Chicago - Lee is one of the most remarkable young men in BDPA history. Lee Reed is a remarkable young man. He was a 5-time participant in the national HSCC championship … his team won the championship in 2006. He earned the Bank of America Scholarship for BDPA Students, Jesse Bemley Scholarship and the Eli Lilly Scholarship for BDPA Students ... each administered by BETF. He used his scholarships to attend the University of Michigan. It will be great to listen to his thoughts on how his experiences with BDPA influenced his college and career choices.
  3. Craig Brown - Incoming Vice President, National BDPA - Dr. Craig Brown was elected to be National BDPA Vice President for the next two years. He will work with incoming national president Monique Berry and the incoming regional officers to take BDPA to the next level. Dr. Brown has a 24 year career serving as an expert systems and database architect within leading technologies like Oracle, Oracle-PeopleSoft, SAP, IBM and Microsoft. His experiences are more particular to the Enterprise Resource Planning, Decision Support and Relational Database Management Systems technologies. He earned over 20 certifications within these technological areas and currently provides implementation and integration expertise along with a variety of other technological disciplines. He holds a BS in Computer Science as well as a Master's in Business and a Doctorate in Management Information Systems. Dr. Brown should be able to share with our iRadio Show audience his vision for the future of BDPA.

There were some great discussions between our guests and Franne McNeal on the show tonight.   What aspect of the show did you enjoy the most?

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