Campaign Events - Inspire Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Leading Innovation: New York and Beyond

More than 400 alumni and friends gathered on November 5 for an inside look at how the Carnegie Mellon community is making an impact on key areas of importance to New York and the world, including energy, information systems, arts and entertainment, and the financial/investment industry.

The event featured a panel discussion about drivers of the new economy, and how New York and Carnegie Mellon are poised to lead the way in energy, information systems, arts and entertainment, and the financial/investment industry. Panelists included:

  • Jay Apt
    Executive Director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center
    Associate Research Professor, Tepper School of Business
    Distinguished Service Professor in Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon
  • Alfred Z. Spector
    Vice President of Research and Special Initiatives, Google, Inc.
  • David S. Steiner (CIT’51)
    Chairman, Steiner Equities Group
    Co-Founder, Steiner Studios
  • David A. Tepper (TPR’82)
    President/Founder, Appaloosa Management L.P.
    Member, Carnegie Mellon Board of Trustees
  • Raymond J. Lane (Moderator)
    Managing Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
    Chairman, Carnegie Mellon Board of Trustees

Couldn't make it to the event? Watch the NYC panel video or view the above photo slideshow.