Alvin graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Computer Science. He is awesome and loves to code.
Micah specializes in Excel, VBA and SQL programming, and is currently developing dynamic reporting tools for the media industry. He has an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and studies foreign languages outside of work. He can conduct business in five languages.
Navarre started with PDG in 2014 after graduating from UCLA with a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering. As a student leader at UCLA he did extensive work with underrepresented minorities in the greater Los Angeles area and hopes to one day help close the growing diversity gap in the tech industry and STEM disciplines. Among his many accolades, Navarre is a certified PADI scuba diver, EIT, jazz-funk musician, and Ordained Minister.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The telecom giant is acquiring Quickplay from Madison Dearborn Partners, a private-equity firm that bought the Toronto-based company for $100 million in 2012. AT&T said it plans to retain Quickplay’s more than 350 employees and contractors.
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The head of the Motion Picture Association of America, Chris Dodd is meeting with film commissioners from around the country today in Washington to show them how to lobby their local lawmakers to create film tax credits and grants to lure film and TV productions.
PDG Consulting with the help of Partnership for Los Angeles Schools has adopted David Starr Jordan High School in their Adopt-A-School program.
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools has the goal of developing a productive relationship at each of its schools with a business and its employees. The unique talent, additional support and resources provided by a business can help students excel in school, dream big and become future leaders in the workforce. The Partnership’s Adopt-A-School program provides both the business and the school an opportunity to produce educated citizens who contribute to the economic and social well-being of the community. As part of the Lundquist Fellows program, students selected from our middle and high schools are given the opportunity to shadow a professional for one day.
Last Thursday April 2nd a few members of our Sony team participated in this program and hosted 3 students.
About the Lundquist Fellows Program:
The Richard and Melanie Lundquist Fellows Program started in 2010 to help identify young leaders in middle and high schools of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools network. The program seeks to reward students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to their schools, education and communities with an academic scholarship and opportunities for professional growth. Students submit an application including an essay and participate in an interview as part of the selection process. As a Lundquist Fellow, students will have the opportunity to participate in the Partnership’s Student Advisory Board, career shadowing opportunities, various Partnership events and a recognition ceremony. Lundquist Fellows will receive a $500 scholarship for successfully completing the program.
REAL TIME. ON DEMAND. ALWAYS ON. Such are the expectations of businesses in today’s global
information economy. Customers demand agility, responsiveness, and innovation from all
companies today. And they’re comparing their experiences with businesses in every industry
against firms such as Amazon that embody all three capabilities.