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USC Marshall Alumni OC - Effective Networking

USC Marshall Alumni Association - Orange County Chapter

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

USC Marshall Alumni OC - Effective Networking

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What are some tips for making networking easy and effective?

Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career/business opportunities. 


We have two expert speakers set up for you to address the following topics:

  • Discuss Plan Strategy for Career
  • Developing a Job Target Strategy Pitch:  
    • Select number who are relevant to search
  • Fears vs. Actuality
  • Identity and Desired Outcome
  • Networking Tips for Introverts
  • Opinion on Quality Engagement vs. Quantity
  • Prior Planning vs. Scripting
  • Thoughts on Elevator Pitches
  • Who you are and what you’re looking for! 
    • Simplify what you need and how others can help



Meet our speakers:

Tim Tyrell-Smith, VP of Marketing, Digital Map Products, Inc.

 Tim Tyrell-Smith is the Vice President of Marketing for Digital Map Products Inc. responsible for marketing, brand strategy and demand generation. He is a strategic marketing executive who uses a powerful balance of traditional and modern strengths to develop, build and grow brands in today’s dynamic marketplace. Tim has held a variety of leadership positions at technology and consumer packaged goods companies, including: Carnation Company (Nestle USA), Kensington Technology Group, Mauna Loa Macadamias and Meguiar’s Car Wax. Tim is also the author of two career books, was a career blogger for U.S. News, was twice interviewed on NPR and shares his own job search and networking philosophy at


Sven Johnston, Founding Partner / SVP, Gigasavvy

 Sven Johnston is a Founding Partner and Senior Vice President at Gigasavvy, a Digital Marketing and Advertising Agency. He has over 20 years experience in international business development, a passion for digital marketing, and a skill for building long-term strategic partnerships. Sven continues to manage the successful LinkedIn group called “We Are Orange County!™” with nearly 9000 members. Sven is a LinkedIn® power user and has taught thousands of people how to maximize LinkedIn® in his goals of paying it forward; one on one job search strategies sessions with Corporate Executives and speaking engagements throughout Southern California. Sven is looking for like-minded people to have various discussions, share referrals to build business, turn virtual connections into long term relationships and most importantly “Pay It Forward.”


Your registration fee includes a $1 gift in support of the USC Marshall Dean’s
Strategic Fund. Charitable contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
USC Tax ID#: 95-1642394.


Have questions about USC Marshall Alumni OC - Effective Networking? Contact USC Marshall Alumni Association - Orange County Chapter

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USC Orange County Center
2300 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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