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Board of Directors 2016-2017

Jeff Uller, MBA ’03
President 

Jeff is the Senior Director of Finance & Decision Analysis at Vistaprint.  Jeff manages a team of 11 people globally and his responsibilities include the financial reporting, strategic planning, decision analysis, and special projects for the $1.2B Vistaprint business unit.  Previously, Jeff was the Director of Marketing Strategy & Planning and worked on global projects that cut across all of Marketing; including mobile marketing strategy, key performance metrics, global segment strategy, and planning. Prior to this role, Jeff was the interim general manager for Webs, a digital do-it-yourself website company with 60 employees in the Washington DC area (acquired by Vistaprint in December 2011).  Jeff started at Vistaprint in Strategic Finance, reporting to the COO and was responsible for special projects that improved Vistaprint's efficiency and effectiveness in operations. Jeff joined Vistaprint in 2011.

Prior to Vistaprint, Jeff was a manager in consulting at PRTM Management Consultants focused on delivering operational strategy projects to Fortune 500 clients around the globe.  Before PRTM, Jeff was a manager at General Motors and during his career at GM he worked in areas of increasing responsibility in corporate strategy, business development, and corporate finance. Jeff began his career as a product engineer at Chrysler Corporation working in electrical engineering for the Jeep brand of products. 

Jeff earned his MBA from MIT Sloan in 2003, a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Oakland University in 1998, and a Bachelors of Computer Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan in 1996. He and his wife, Kelly, have a daughter and a son and live in Wellesley, Massachusetts.  

Ray Chang, SB ’77, SM ’84 
Treasurer, Technology Vice Chair and CIO Symposium Advisory Board
 
 

Ray has built and led software teams at vendor, end user, and consulting organizations. These teams were empowered to address customer needs by bringing new and enhanced products to market.

As part of State Street's IT Office of Architecture, Ray is helping the enterprise achieve its vision of private cloud computing, securely delivering client solutions with faster time to market at lower cost, with a focus on business intelligence and data warehousing. As a Senior Vice President at Fidelity Investments, Ray built teams of Enterprise Architects, bringing diverse development groups into alignment across the enterprise and ensuring that leading edge technologies were successfully adopted. Previously, Ray was a Director of Software Development at Oracle and Wang Laboratories. Ray's teams broke new ground in areas such as web-based email, workflow, and broadband local area networking. He represented each of these companies at industry standards organizations.

Ray has been active with the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium since 2011, serving various roles on the Award, Web, Marketing, and Innovation Showcase teams.

Ray received both a Master's and Bachelor's degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management and is a member of the IEEE and ACM. He was born and raised in New York. He and his wife have 5 children, who have attended Wellesley, RPI, Tufts, Bowdoin, and NYU. They live in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Dave Harelick, MBA ’02  
President Emeritus and Secretary

David B. Harelick, CFA is a Corporate Vice President and Head of USA for Gulf Investment House managing it's US real estate portfolio via Innovest Capital, Inc. David was a Partner at Corporate Realty Investment, LLC and a Senior Vice President of its predecessor, CRIC Capital, LLC, a joint venture with Prudential Financial investing in single tenant, net lease real estate. Prior to CRIC, David was an Associate in the Real Estate Capital Markets Group of Lend Lease and a Financial Analyst at Wasserstein Perella & Co. 

David founded or co-founded: Lion&Lion USA, a global digital marketing agency with a focus on measurable ROI-based online marketing campaigns; USA Cupom, a website designed to connect Brazilian tourists with American retailers; Free Travel Genius, a blog devoted to teaching people how to travel for free or cheap; and The Acqumen Group, LLC, a consulting firm aiding small or socially responsible businesses. 

David has also consulted for various technology and real estate firms including Clark Realty Capital, LLC, Boston Capital, Automatos, Inc., Technisys, S.A., College Coach, LLC and pi Technologies. 

David is a licensed real estate broker in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  David serves on the board of directors of the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, Inc. as its President Emeritus and the Gateway at Riverwalk Condominium Association, Inc. (a 73-unit mixed-used condominium complex in central Florida). He formerly served as a Trustee of the Barnes Mansion Condominium Trust (a 24-unit residential condominium complex in Boston, MA). David received a B.S. from Cornell University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and is a CFA charterholder.

David lives in Brookline with his wife and daughter. As a hobby, he writes a Travel Blog and is an avid skier and hiker.

Board Members at Large

Julia Abramovich, MBA ’02
Non-Profit Networking Chair and Women's Events Co-Chair

Julia Abramovich is currently a Vice President of Sales for IBM NorthEast Business Unit.  Her team is responsible for managing client relationships and delivering IBM’s full solution portfolio to clients in the NorthEast United States.  Julia brings twenty years of work experience in strategy consulting, marketing, and business development.  

Julia spent several years leading sales teams in the Retail vertical.  Previously, Julia was a communications and strategy leader for a GBS consulting organization, where she started her tenure with IBM in 2002.  As a strategy consultant, Julia focused on helping national retail clients implement new brand strategies and increase sales through understanding and interpreting customer preferences.
 

Prior to receiving her MBA, Ms. Abramovich worked in Human Resources as a senior compensation analyst at a global engineering consulting firm, where she analyzed industry compensation trends, developed performance management systems, and administered the firm’s executive compensation program.  Ms. Abramovich has also worked for several start-up organizations.

Ms. Abramovich graduated with honors from Brandeis University with an B.A. in Mathematics and minors in Economics and Philosophy.  In 2002, Ms. Abramovich earned an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management where she was awarded a Merit Fellowship for her contributions to the Sloan community.  She continues to be closely involved with the Sloan School, previously as a class officer and now as a Board Member for the Sloan Club of Boston.  Julia is involved with several other local non-profit organizations.

Sean Brown, SM ’94 
Career Series Chair, Technology Vice Chair, 
CIO Symposium Advisory Board

Sean has served as Director of Global Alumni Relations at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company since 2007. He leads leads McKinsey's global efforts to engage and strengthen our network of nearly 30,000 former consultants in 100 countries around the world, including over 3,000 alumni who serve as chief executive of their organizations.

My expertise and responsibilities include community engagement, marketing/communications (web, email, and print), career services, community building, and events, and help lead the development of McKinsey’s alumni web services infrastructure.

I also lead McKinsey's global alumni knowledge dissemination efforts and have selected, hosted, and moderated the discussions of more than 160 web based knowledge events presented by senior McKinsey partners and attended by thousands of McKinsey alumni.

As a former consultant at McKinsey, I regularly advise clients around the world on their alumni engagement strategy. Over the past several years I have shared my perspectives on alumni engagement with a wide range of international media, and I have also served as a keynote speaker at conferences on alumni engagement in Germany, England, Ireland, and the US. In 2014 I also helped manage McKinsey's strategic partnership with the World Economic Forum, including our presence at the Annual Meeting in Davos.

On a personal level, I enjoy learning about, trying, and evangelizing new social, web, and wireless technologies, and I am also an automotive enthusiast. I have attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 12 of the last 15 years, and have attended a host of classic and new automotive shows, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas (SEMA), Pebble Beach, as well as several in New England.

Specialties: Alumni/community communications and engagement; marketing and communications; online social networking, collaboration, and analytics; career and talent services; event host and moderator; public speaking; consumer and wireless technology (software and hardware)
 

Audrey Daum, SM ’88
Leadership Chair

Audrey Daum was named a 2013 Five Star Wealth Manager, listed in Boston Magazine February 2013, for a second year in a row.  She was recently mentioned on CNBC as an Advisor to Donald J. Trump, CEO, The Trump Organization (October 23rd).  Audrey Daum is a Director – Investments with Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Private Client Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Ms. Daum was employed as a Vice President and Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management from 1998 to 2010.  She was also employed as a Senior Business Manager at Merrill Lynch from 1996 to 1998.  Prior to that, from 1994 to 1996, she was a Vice President of Institutional Fixed Income Sales at Citicorp Securities and Vice President of Corporate Finance from 1988 to 1994. While at Citicorp, she was responsible for leading and negotiating Donald Trump’s loan restructurings with a 64-member bank group.

Ms. Daum holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, 1988, spent two years at Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and holds an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University.

Joanna Eldridge, SM ’93
CIO Symposium Advisory Board

Joanna Eldridge is the Lead Human Capital Business Analyst at Hologic, Inc. In this IT role, she is the HR Transformation Leader and helps to set strategic technology priorities that are guiding the reinvention of the Human Resources Department. Prior to her current role, Joanna has held positions in HR technology leadership at Haemonetics, Akamai Technologies, CDM Smith and was a consultant for both Towers Perrin and KPMG.

Ms. Eldridge received her Master of Science degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1993 where she concentrated in Information Technology and Operations Management. Joanna received her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from California State University, Los Angeles in 1989. Joanna serves on the Board of Directors for the MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston.

Pat Hubbell, SM '91
Women's Events Co-Chair

Pat is presently cofounder of a bootstrapped startup, ShortList, which matches experienced interviewers with transitioning military personnel to help them prep for job interviews. Previously Pat was VP of Development for Keystone Strategy where she focused on rebuilding performance and talent development processes for Keystone’s full team. Her key accomplishments included introduction of the concept and system for a Mentorship Mindset, creating a training interface to support key firm values and goals, and delivering training events to grow and develop the full team.

Before joining Keystone, Pat was Senior Associate Director at Cornell’s Johnson School of Management CMC where she created and delivered programming to students to prep them for consulting and technology roles. During her time at Cornell she lead a technology team to develop a doublesided platform for matching students with alumni interview prep. She also revamped the career management process for preparing scientists and engineers for business roles. 

As Founder of OD Consulting, Pat worked on both process improvement projects and executive coaching. Her coaching passion has been for military returning from Iraq and Afghanistan as well as veterans hoping to find their way to graduate education.

At PRTM Management Consulting, Pat was a Consultant, Engagement Manager, and Special Projects Manager-reporting to the CEO for 12 years. In these roles, Pat had the chance to impact change across multiple industries and from production floor to the C-Suite. Pat has also worked as an engineer for Corning Inc., Eastman Kodak, and Digital Equipment Corp (DEC).

Pat holds an MSM (MBA) in Management from MIT Sloan and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Rhode Island.

Christopher Reichert, SM/MOT ’04   
Technology Chair

Christopher is the Chief Information Officer for the award-winning Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. As a member of the Institute's senior management team, Reichert oversees the organization's exhibit and back office technology as well as collaborates on overall Institute strategy and operations.

Previously he was the Director of Web Technology for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Christopher worked to modernize the Library’s online and offline systems, including multiple award-winning websites. Prior to JFK, Christopher was the founder of Mindsurfers, LLC, a non-profit organization with a mission to build underprivileged children's passion for technology and engineering using LEGO Mindstorm Robotics.

While at Vecna Technologies, recently named one of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, Christopher served as Project Lead for the team that developed the groundbreaking MA Health Connector Portal in 2006, which served as a guide for aspects of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Christopher has received Master's degrees from MIT's Sloan School of Management and the Harvard Kennedy School.

Christopher serves as Assistant Treasurer of the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association Board and was the Executive Chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium for almost 10 years. Christopher is also a member of the MIT Sloan Alumni Board. He holds triple citizenship in the USA, Australia and Spain and has been known to enjoy a song or three.

Christopher has received Master's degrees from MIT's Sloan School of Management and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Jeremy Seidman, MBA ’03
CFO Summit Co-Chair

Jeremy is a Managing Director at UBS Financial Services, and joined UBS in 2015 after 10 years at Credit Suisse Private Bank, where he also served on Credit Suisse's Advisory Council, a 14-person leadership team in the Private Bank. 

Jeremy graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus in Financial Management.  In 2003, Jeremy founded the MIT CFO Summit (www.mitcfo.com), the premier forum for corporate finance executives, and continues to serve as chairperson.  Jeremy is frequently contacted by members of the media for his insights into business and strategic issues facing the CFO, and has been quoted by Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Business Journal.  Jeremy currently serves on the advisory boards for WGBH, Coaching4Change, and MIT Sloan.  Jeremy, his wife, son, and daughter live in Wellesley, and enjoy skiing as often as possible at Loon Mountain in NH.

Neheet Trivedi, MBA ’12
Board Member

Neheet develops programs to encourage entrepreneurs and innovators in the MIT alumni community to meet and collaborate. If you are interested in inviting a speaker and would like sponsorship for the event, please reach out to Neheet (neheet@alum.mit.edu). He is CEO and Founder of Real Food Solutions, a company that helps alleviate common ailments with food-based solutions based on clinical research. The company's first product, Anchor Nutrition Bar, is a tasty, healthy snack to prevent and relieve nausea (anchornutri.com). He previously managed business development at Midori Renewables, a VC-backed renewable chemicals company, funded clean energy projects throughout Latin America, and financed public infrastructure projects on the west coast. He received his BA from Yale, and MBA from MIT Sloan.  

 

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