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Matthew Ketschke President Consolidated Edison Company of New York Matthew Ketschke is president of Con Edison of New York, with responsibility for the safety, construction, planning, design, and reliability of Con Edison’s energy systems serving more than 9 million New Yorkers with electricity, natural gas, and steam. Mr. Ketschke previously served as senior vice president of Customer Energy Solutions with areas of responsibility that included energy efficiency, electric transportation, and grid modernization. Before becoming a senior vice president, Mr. Ketschke served in a series of positions of increasing responsibility at Con Edison including vice president of Distributed Resource Integration, vice president of Manhattan electric operations, and vice president of Staten Island electric operations. He joined Con Edison in 1995. Mr. Ketschke holds a Masters’ of Business Administration from Columbia University. He also holds a master’s degree in management and bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. He currently serves on the board of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and is a Rockefeller Fellow.
Paul Magnone ’88 B.S. ’93 M.S. is a business development leader and technology strategist focused on making the complex simple, understanding where technology is headed, and helping to answer what it means for your business. At Google, he is working with a growing ecosystem of partners to discover the next generation of business value via cloud, AI, and related technologies. Mr. Magnone has launched four global consulting practices in emerging technologies, which have driven more than $1 billion in new revenue streams. Paul has four patents, has co-authored Decisions Over Decimals (Wiley, Oct 2022) and Drinking From The Fire Hose (Portfolio/Penguin 2011) which both address data and decision making. He is a faculty co-director and adjunct professor at Columbia University in the eMBA and Exec Ed programs and adjunct professor at Stevens Institute of Technology. He earned two degrees from Stevens, a bachelor’s in electrical engineering and a master’s in technology management.
Mark Visco: Mark Visco Jr. is the Co-founder and CEO at the Suitable, a rapidly growing education technology company headquartered in Philadelphia and working with over 100 schools. Mark graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a double degree in Marketing and Psychology. He also has work experience in higher education administration. This experience illuminated the many challenges that schools face when trying to engage their students outside the classroom due to inadequate technology platforms available. Mark started Suitable to create solutions that pioneer the next generation of student engagement and success to revolutionize the student experience. Mark has given innovative talks at top higher education conferences and has been featured within industry organizations (AAC&U, AACSB, NASPA, NACE, among others). Suitable also organizes an annual user conference, Pathways to Student Development and Success, that brings together higher education administrators nationwide.
Missy Gutkowski: Missy Gutkowski is the Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning at Bucknell University’s Freeman College of Management Center for Experiential Learning, where they believe real learning comes from real experiences. Missy majored in Sociology at Susquehanna University and has a Masters in Social Work degree from Marywood University. She has experience working with individuals from varied backgrounds, socio-economic classes, opinions, and experiences. Missy, along with faculty and staff empowers students to innovate and experiment by immersing them in a variety of organizational landscapes. Her leadership and programming have provided opportunities for students to explore Silicon Valley, step onto the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, innovate with top minds in NYC advertising, and enjoy coffee with CEOs from firms around the globe. Missy prides herself on multitasking in a fast-paced environment while producing high-quality results to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of students, alumni, students, faculty, staff, and external constituents.
Bethany Slear: Bethany Slear, M.Ed is Program Director of Experiential Learning at Bucknell University in the Freeman College of Management. Bethany studied English and German at Susquehanna University and obtained her master's of educational leadership in college student affairs from Bloomsburg University. She has a background in career development and student support, previously working as TRiO Student Support Services as a Retention Specialist and as Assistant Director of Career Development at Susquehanna University. Bethany, along with faculty and staff empowers students to innovate and experiment by immersing them in a variety of organizational landscapes. Her leadership and programming have provided opportunities for students to explore Silicon Valley, step onto the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, innovate with top minds in NYC advertising, and enjoy coffee with CEOs from firms around the globe. She manages the Herd Mentorship Program, pairing alumni mentors with first-year students for a year-long relationship.