Day 1 – 9 a.m. at eBay
|The rain holds off as students begin their day looking |
bright and cheery despite the gloomy weather.
|eBay's interactive tech exhibit gives the students |
plenty to think about before the panel presentation.
Day 1 – 11 a.m. at Facebook
|The Facebook campus is enormous and beautiful. |
What is NOT to like?
|Safianu, MBA '18, borrows a bicycle to |
get to lunch in Hacker Square.
|The group gets a look at the latest in |
printer technology at HP.
|After a lesson in 3D printing and a panel |
with alumni who share their experiences working
in Silicon Valley, some members of the group
pose for a photo in the HP lobby before
heading to a reception at a local hotspot.
A waltz through the history and evolution of EA.
Sharad is doing it right. It’s ok to mix
business and pleasure on these trips!
Day 2 – Noon at Grail
Lunch and learn at GRAIL
Day 2 – 3 p.m. IBM Innovation Space Tour
Our students pose in the IBM Bluemix Garage, an intentional
space that fosters creativity and learning. Many of our students
are wearing matching shirts because we got drenched on the
way to IBM. They kindly gave our crew company t-shirts
because we showed up looking like drowned rats!
The Watson tutorial was the highlight for many.
Other visits that day included Bouxtie and Galvanize.
Day 3 – 9 a.m. at NEXTracker
As our employers know, UGA MBAs aren’t shy
about rolling up their sleeves and doing what it takes!
The crew checks out NEXTracker’s solar panels.
Day 3 – Noon at PayPal
A visit to PayPal’s San Jose headquarters wrapped up a busy but rewarding trip.