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Advisory Council

Established in 2014, the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences (CIMS) Advisory Board is a key leadership group for the College that provides insights and perspective in regards to professional skillsets, trends, and opportunities for our current students and future graduates.

Members represent a broad range of industries that hire graduates of CIMS and share a commitment to helping the College accomplish its mission to provide students with an intellectually challenging, culturally rich learning environment. Through its activities, members shall gain a deeper understanding of the greater challenges and opportunities currently facing CIMS, Clayton State University, and institutions across the state of Georgia and the country. In turn, members will be able to provide input and feedback from an informed position.

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Ken T. Takekawa, TDK Components USA President / CEO (Chair)

Christina Sarabia, TDK Components USA HR Manager Capacitor’s Business Group  

Vicki Bodman MailChimp, Vice President of Engineering and Senior Director of Engineering

David Byrd, Google Site Lead, Technical Solutions Engineer, Google Cloud

Mahesh Sogal, Vice President - Delta Air Lines IT Transformation and International Technology Atlanta Metropolitan Area and Managing Director and Member of Board, DAL Global Technology Hub LLP

Linda Hatfield, University Relation, Nationwide, One Nation Plaza

Brandon Perry, Talent Acquisition, ADP

Thomas, LaQuitta A, Texas Instrument (IT) , Dallas Texas