Kent Warren: "How to Succeed in Your First Job"
Friday, October 18, 11am Davis 151
Your first job is an important launching pad for your career. Learn from an industry professional what it takes to make this opportunity successful.
Topics covered will include:
• What does it mean to be part of a project team?
• How can you be a self-starter and why is this important?
• Are you easy to manage?
Kent Warren is a Radford University graduate with a degree in Political Science. While at RU, Kent also studied information systems which ended up being a big part of his professional career. Kent is currently the President of ManTech International’s Commercial Solutions and Technology Group. The group has a number of business and IT consulting practices and offers clients access to both on premise and/or Software as a Service (SAAS) IT Systems.
Earlier in his career, Kent spent 13 years at SAP prior to starting two IT Solution companies. His last firm, Peak10 Systems, was consulting to ManTech when he was asked to join the company full time.
He is a member of a number of industry associations like Technology Association of America (ITAA) and AFCEA. In 2001 Mr. Warren was part of a team that helped his business unit comply with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) / National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Common Criteria ISO Standard 15408. He has briefed Information System leads for both the House & Senate Select Committees on Intelligence.
Kent remains active with the RU community as a founding member of Radford University’s Rugby club and as the current President of Sigma Phi Epsilon’s RU Chapter alumni volunteer board. Kent is also a member of Radford University’s Foundation Board and sits on its audit committee.