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Leadership and Service in Technology Awards

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On May 29, the Seidenberg School will honor the accomplishments of Phil Wiser, chief technology officer of Hearst Corporation, at its 19th annual award reception.

The Leadership and Service in Technology Award is presented to an outstanding individual or company who best exemplifies leadership in the field of technology by demonstrating a commitment to development, innovation, research, and application.

This year’s Award Reception (LST) will be held at Hearst Tower in midtown Manhattan on Thursday, May 29, 2014 honoring the accomplishments of Phil Wiser, the chief technology officer of Hearst Corporation who is known as a key pioneer in the creation of the online digital music industry and the emerging over-the-top TV market.

As the CTO at Hearst Corporation—one of the world’s largest private diversified media and information companies—Wiser leads Hearst’s technology and digital product strategies that address the rapidly changing consumer and media landscape. Hearst’s major interests include magazine, newspaper and business publishing, cable networks, television and radio broadcasting, Internet businesses, television production, newspaper features distribution, business information, and real estate.

The event supports scholarship and key initiatives. This event not only sustains the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University, but also helps to prepare the next generation of IT professionals.

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