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Virtual Fireball Chats with Alumni - December 2020

Virtual Fireball Chats with Alumni - December 2020

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Online via Zoom

Event Contact:

Carm Vespi

This month's topic: Engineering as the Foundation for Career Diversity


Fireball Chats with Alumni give the McMaster Engineering community the opportunity to chat to a small group of students and share their personal experiences as an engineer in the workforce. Our hope is that we can offer our students a face-to-face mentoring program where they have the chance to have a casual conversation with engineers during which they can ask for advice, help, or insight.


Get Help – Get coached by experienced engineers/alumni
Ask Questions – Receive answers to all your questions about life, university, co-op choices, employment and more
Convenience – Connect virtually


Cyrus Tehrani, BEngMgt '98 (Mechanical Engineering
Cyrus is the City of Hamilton’s Chief Digital Officer and his portfolio includes Smart City / Intelligent Communities Initiative, Open Data, Digital & Innovation, Community Initiatives. Strategic Partnerships, and CityLAB programs. Cyrus has over 20 years experience in senior leadership roles in IT, digital solutions and transformation, quality assurance, process improvement and project management in the health care, manufacturing and education sectors.  Cyrus has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Management from McMaster University (1998), is a Professional Engineer, and a Certified Project Management Professional with keen interest in digital social equity and all things technology related. He is also a member of the United Way Halton Hamilton Cabinet representing the City of Hamilton and is a YMCA Community Connections Newcomer Mentor.