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February 26, 2014

Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Tom Mendoza

Please join us on March 25, 2014 at 6 pm in the Auditorium of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library for our third and final Spring 2014 talk in the Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Series.
Our special guest speaker will be Tom Mendoza, Vice Chairman of NetApp. His talk topic will be “Lessons Learned on the Road – From a Start-up to the Fortune 500.”
Tom joined NetApp in 1994 and was responsible for sales until becoming president in 2000. In 2009 he became vice chairman.

Mendoza has given talks on the power of corporate culture and leadership all over the world to people in such diverse organizations as the U.S. Marine Corps, West Point, CIO forums, Oracle's Leaders Circle, and Stanford University. In 2009 he was the co-recipient with NetApp Chairman Dan Warmenhoven of the Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce.

Mendoza holds a BA degree from the University of Notre Dame and is an alumnus of Stanford University's Executive Business Program. In September 2000 Notre Dame renamed its business school the Mendoza College of Business after an endowment made by Tom and Kathy Mendoza.
Abstract: NetApp's Vice Chairman, Tom Mendoza, has been a key contributor to NetApp's  growth from a start up to a Fortune 500 company. He also helped establish the culture that allowed NetApp to recently be named #3 on Fortune’s Best Global Companies to work for. Join us to hear what enabled NetApp to become one of Silicon Valley's most successful companies.
The event is free and open to the public.  Direct access to the Hunt Auditorium is available via the Partners Way entrance. Ample free parking is also available on Centennial Campus after 5 pm.  For a map, click here.
For more information on the Speakers Series, click here.

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