The Pamplin School of Business recognizes that problem solvers and communicators gravitate towards the Operations and Technology Management arena. We have created this forum to help you expand your knowledge and networking circles as well as invite you to our workshops, seminars and networking events.

We encourage you to share your stories and questions around the Operations and Technology field.

Simply send an email to us at bus-grad@up.edu

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October 19th is our 2nd Annual Operations & Technology Management Symposium!

We are thrilled to once again host the Operations and Technology Management Symposium (OTM).  The world of OTM is constantly changing and we are excited to gather inspiring and thoughtful leaders in the arena to come and share their insights.  It is forums like this one that will keep the Pamplin School of Business at the cutting edge.

The OTM Symposium is taking place on October 19th from 4pm-7pm

Questions about any of our events?
Or need ADA accommodations?
Please contact us at  503.943.7224,

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Board Member Highlights

The Operations & Technology Executive Advisory Board is a group of leading business men and women from  Portland metropolitan area. The members of the board are proactive in connecting current students and alumni with unique and relevant industry experience. They act in partnership with the Pamplin School of Business to provide a pulse on current business trends and promote our programs throughout the wider region.

Our OTM Executive Board Members include:

Chris Adamek – VP and Portland Market Lead North Highland
Ben Berry – EVP – CIO at Bonneville Power Administration
Chris DeGallier – Owner at CGD Solutions
Lance Kuehne – Director, HR at Frito-Lay
Yuri Ramirez – Intel SSG Program Manager/Chief of Staff at Intel Corporation
Sherry Swackhamer – CIO at Multnomah County
Kelly Taylor – Director at Adidas Group
Greg Martin – Former CIO/Adjunct Faculty at the University of Portland
Don Grover – VP Global Supply Chain at Acumed
Kelli Wilson – Sr. Director of IT Service Mgmt Office at The Standard
Molly Moore – Chief Marketing Officer at CrowdStreet
Kevin Trepa – CIO/SVP Global Planning & Logistics at Blount International
Lindsay Radu – Sr. Director of Continuing Care Services at Kaiser Permanente

OTM Student Faculty Luncheon attendeesOur OTM faculty is known for their teaching and research excellence. Together with our OTM Executive Advisory Board (EAB), consisting of more than a dozen local executives in Operations and IT, the faculty continuously reviews the program curriculum to ensure our continuing ability to meet the needs of businesses and students. Additionally, the EAB members meet frequently with OTM students and provide mentoring opportunities. The UP Operations management association (UPOMA), a student-led club provides a number of networking opportunities for OTM students. In addition, we have scholarship opportunities exclusively for OTM students including the SIM-PDX annual scholarships, the OTM-EAB scholarship and the OTM Faculty Scholarship.

Our Pamplin School of Business Faculty on the Executive Board include:

Mike Eom
Gary Mitchell
Naveen Gudigantala
Min Yu
Wilfred Wu