CSC News

December 12, 2004

Don Haile to speak at the CSC Fall 2004 Diploma Ceremony

NC State Computer Science Department fall diploma ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 15th at 1:30 pm in the beautiful Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh (directions). For more information call 919-515-2859.

For the convenience of our guests who might require overnight accommodations, we have arranged a special Graduation room rate at the Sheraton Capital Center located at 421 S. Salisbury Street adjacent to the Civic Center. The special $89/night room rate includes free parking. In order to take advantage of this special rate, reservations must be made by December 2, 2004 by calling the hotel at 1-800-325-3535, or by calling the hotel's direct line at 919-834-9900. Be sure to ask for the NCSU Department of Computer Science special.

The ceremony speaker is Mr. Donald Haile, president of Fidelity Investments Systems Company.

Corporate Biography

Donald Haile

Don Haile is president of Fidelity Investments Systems Company, a division of Fidelity Investments, the nation’s largest mutual fund company and a leading provider of financial services. In this position, Mr. Haile is chief information officer responsible for computer operations, the Global communications networks and enterprise-wide applications support and development.

Mr. Haile is a member of Fidelity’s Management Committee and reports directly to the firm’s chairman, Edward C. Johnson 3rd. Further, he is a member of the Global Technology Board which provides company coordination for the Fidelity technology community and a member of the Fidelity Investments Ireland Board of Directors. Mr. Haile joined Fidelity in 1998 as executive vice president of Enterprise Solutions responsible for the worldwide development and maintenance of infrastructure and application products that support the processing needs of Fidelity. He managed application development laboratories in Boston, Dallas, Salt Lake City and Dublin, Ireland.

Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Haile had a distinguished career with IBM where he held various executive positions in hardware and software development, with responsibilities for telecommunications, systems management, and IBM operating systems.

Mr. Haile received a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from St. Vincent College in 1963 and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Penn State University in 1964.

For more information about Mr. Don Haile, please contact Corporate Communications at (617)563-5800

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