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2012 IEEE Columbus Spring Awards Banquet

IEEE Columbus Section

Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

2012 IEEE Columbus Spring Awards Banquet

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IEEE Member Ended $10.00 $0.00
Non-Member Ended $20.00 $0.00
IEEE Student Member Ended Free $0.00
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Please join us for this year's celebration of our Section and its Members!


Guru Vasudeva
Senior VP and Enterprise CTO
Nationwide Insurance



"Engineering and Technology in the Financial Services Industry"


Speakers Biography

Guru Vasudeva is Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Nationwide Mutual Insurance, a $20 billion revenue financial services and insurance company. In this role, Guru is responsible for Application Development, Project Management, Analysis and Information Risk Management shared services across the enterprise. He also leads IT Strategy, Architecture and Technology Driven Innovation for the company.

Prior to this role, Guru served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of five business units—Nationwide Direct, Allied Insurance, Scottsdale Insurance, Titan Insurance, and Nationwide AgriBusiness. He joined Nationwide in 2004 as the Chief Architect. Guru has over 18 years of experience in operations and information technology. Before joining Nationwide, he spent six years at IBM as an executive architect focused on conceptualizing, selling, and delivering large Internet-based business solutions for insurance, retail, and government organizations. He has also worked for AT&T and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

He is co-author of the book, Patterns for e-Business – A Strategy for Reuse, which has proven effective in bridging the business and IT gap by quickly reaching IT solutions that satisfy business intent. Vasudeva holds a variety of awards, including the IBM Outstanding Innovation Award and the IBM Corporate Award. He earned an MBA in International Finance from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the University of Mysore in India.


Banquet to be held at and catered by

The River Club at Confluence Park, Confluence Room

679 West Spring Street, Columbus, OH 43215




IEEE Members --  $10.00/person

Guests --  $20.00/person

IEEE Student Members --FREE, but must register to attend.

All attendees are eligible for door prizes and networking games.



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Please join us to recognize the outstanding students of Electrical & Electronics Technology and the achievements and contributions of IEEE Columbus Section Members.


Buffet Menu: Beef Tenderloin Tips, Baked Salmon, potatoes and vegetable medley, choice of salads and fruit, and a selection of desserts. Drinks: coffee, hot or iced tea, and ice water. Vegetarian dinner is available upon request when registering to attend. Alcoholic beverages are available on your own at the restaurant bar.



6:00P to 6:30P - Registration, Networking, and Social
6:30P to 7:30P - Welcome and Dinner
7:30P to 8:15P - Presentation
8:30P to 9:30P - Awards, Recognition, Door Prizes and Closing Remarks



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When & Where

Confluence Park Restaurant
679 W Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

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IEEE Columbus Section

A non-profit organization, IEEE is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

The IEEE name was originally an acronym for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. Today, the organization's scope of interest has expanded into so many related fields, that it is simply referred to by the letters I-E-E-E (pronounced Eye-triple-E).

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