Career Services is pleased to announce the latest CareerCast video series. This series focuses specifically on the engineering student with interviews from industry experts who attended our most recent Engineering Career Day fair in fall 2009. The topics of these interviews range from what qualities companies look for in candidates to tips for making the most out of an interview. The video below features Penn Engineering Alumni discussing tips for interviewing.
Special Thanks to Jim Silverstein (SEAS ‘11) for editing the videos.
Energy Efficiency Entrepreneur and SEAS ’93 Alum, Rich Cisek is our first alumnus featured on our newest initiative @PennCareerDay (http://twitter.com/PennCareerDay).
Rich Cisek is the Founder and CEO of Green Home Energy Management, a company that specializes in solutions for utilities to help consumers better manage energy costs. The Green Home solution consists of proprietary monitoring hardware and specialized data analysis software. This product helps individual consumers reduce their energy use and in addition it aggregates data so that utilities can help all consumers learn how to better manage energy costs. Green Homes is currently conducting field trials and raising venture financing.
Rich has a deep background in product development and operations. Rich graduated from Penn with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1993 and he also has an MBA from the Wharton School. Early in his career he designed air traffic control solutions for Lockheed Martin, followed by various operations and business development roles for America Online where Rich played a significant role in launching AOL’s broadband service. Prior to founding Green Home Energy Management, Rich served in various senior leaderships roles at Comcast including the general manager for Comcast.com where he had responsibility for the overall site user experience and online sales.
This is your chance to find out what a typical, or not so typical, day is in the world of an entrepreneur focused on energy. If you have questions for Rich, @reply to @PennCareerDay and check back here for his answers at a later date.