Current students are invited to stop by The Wave,
grab a coffee and engage in some casual career conversation with guest
alumni networkers. This is the perfect place to ask questions and start making
There is no cost to attend this complimentary
event, and the coffee and treats are on us. Students are requested to
register online by Monday, February 9, 2015.
Want to attend but unsure what to ask our guest networkers? Make the most of the event experience by reviewing this quick module prepared specifically for Career and Coffee event attendees. Once logged into OWL, click the "Join this worksite now" button.
Please register for the event using your @uwo.ca email address.
Guest alumni for February's Careers and Coffee event:
Mark Millar, BSc'04, Senior Manager Operational Controls, TD Canada Trust
graduated from Western with an honours Computer Science degree in 2004 and has
continued to work for the company, TD, which he completed a 16-month internship
after his 3rd year. Most of Mark's tenure at TD has been within the
technology risk space focusing on various TD businesses, leading merger &
acquisition work, and heading up support for TD Auto Finance. Recently he
has moved into the Operational Risk space by supporting the major back office
businesses at TD. Along with many local volunteer engagements he has been
a long volunteer for Western Alumni currently sitting on the Board of Directors
and is Homecoming Chair - Purple and Proud!
Andrew Nemirovsky, BSc'N'06, Physician
Informatics Lead, London Health Sciences Centre
Andrew is currently the Physician Informatics Lead at London
Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) where they recently implemented a Computerized
Provider Order Entry (CPOE) system along with Electronic Medication
Administration, Electronic Medication Reconciliation and Closed-Loop Medication
Administration (Barcoding of medications and patients).
Andrew has previously taught as a Clinical Instructor with
the Nursing program at Western, was a Clinical Educator with the Clinical
Informatics group at LHSC and worked as a staff RN in the Emergency Department
at Victoria Hospital for 6 years.
Prior to a career in nursing, Andrew worked at RBC Royal
Bank as an Account Manager, helping clients with finances, loans, mortgages,
investments and retirement planning.
Lee Smithson, BSc'88, Director, Business Development, Life Sciences, London Economic Development Corporation
Lee provides investment attraction and
retention support services for London Economic Development Corporation to the
Life Sciences companies in London Ontario, supporting the executives within the
industry coordinating technology and expertise sourcing for the biotechnology,
medical device, diagnostics and pharmaceutical and health IT companies which
comprise this sector.
Lee’s portfolio includes supporting
early stage technology innovation companies and ensuring they are able to
leverage the resources and ecosystem available to them. Corporate structuring,
enabling organizational execution, technology commercialization strategy and
maximizing your advantage in London, Canada are among his strengths.
Prior to being Director, Life Sciences
for LEDC Lee was Managing Director at The Stiller Centre for Technology
Commercialization, one of Eastern Canada's largest technology incubators, where
he was responsible for Program development, HR, full P&L, Revenue generation
and growth, grant management, board recruitment, most importantly coaching and
working in partnership with the entrepreneurs commercializing new technology.