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Alumni News

If you are a Cornell Information Science alumni, please use our Alumni Update form to send us news about yourself or your classmates. We would love to share updates with our faculty, staff and current students, as well as provide our alums a place to keep up with former classmates.  

Wormser knew he liked computers and building software, but entrepreneurship came slowly and somewhat unexpectedly, formed out of harnessing opportunities.

A 2014 graduate of the Master of Professional Studies program in Information Science, Siddharth Bajaj now works with Doran Jones as a consulting software engineer.

Growing up, Jon Culver had become known in his rural south New Jersey hometown as the kid who knew about computers.

As many current or past college students know, majors are far from set in stone.

Stephanie Habib received a BS in Information Science through the College of Arts and Sciences in 2014. Today, she works as a programmer at a major toy and game company on the East Coast.

Daniela Retelny graduated with a BS in Information Science in 2011. She and her family contributed to the Gates Hall project naming campaign and has the Retelny Family Conference Room on the first floor named after them.

"The most important skill I gained was learning how to ask better questions when faced with something new, surprising or problematic."

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Software Engineer at Opower in Arlington VA. I’ve been here since I graduated from Cornell in 2012.

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I'm an Associate UX Designer at Workday in Pleasanton, California.

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Integrations Consultant, Workday, Pleasanton, CA

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Austin Lin (InfoSci ugrad alum, class of '09) is currently the co-founder of Aggregift, an NYC based startup. His responsibilities include product design, software engineering, and building a great engineering team. Prior to Aggregift, Austin worked at Microsoft and other startups.

Barrett Amos is currently a program manager at Microsoft. His responsibility is to find out customer needs and assist with building future products to meet these needs.

Abena Oteng-Agipong is an alum of both the Information Science undergraduate and MPS programs. She is currently working as a System Analyst I at Dynamics Research Corporation, a firm that works with the FDIC.

Zach Porges was an InfoSci undergrad student who graduated with a degree from CALS in 2013. He was the President of Cornell's Information Science Student Association during 2013 as well. Zach remained at Cornell to complete his MPS in Information Science, graduating in May 2014.