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Alum Connections: Michael Anzola

Virtual Event
Friday, October 16, 2020
2:00-3:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Alum Connection with emBorrow CTO and Head of Product, Michael Anzola

Join Michael as he explains how he put his liberal arts education (Political Science ’08) to work and pursued an unconventional but rewarding career path in technology and banking. He has broad experience in product management, software development, and process engineering from small start-ups to some of the largest fortune 500 firms the world. In addition, Michael will share his experiences navigating UM as an immigrant; thriving in tech as a member of the LatinX community; and finding his career footing after graduating amidst the 2008 financial crisis.

About Michael:
Michael Anzola is a Venezuelan born New Yorker/San Franciscan/Chicagoan and credits his immigrant experience with helping foster strong adaptability and perseverance that has allowed him to navigate challenging moments in his career and personal life. Michael is currently the Chief Technology Officer at emBorrow, a startup that provides educational resources and fertility financing for women and couples looking to start a family.

You should attend this session if you are:
Curious about the intersection of cultural influences and career exploration
Looking for ways to turn adversity into success
Interested in learning more about fields like mobile app and web development, big data and personalization, and digital strategy

What you will gain by attending:
Gain critical insights and career advice from an LSA alum who was looking for work in the the midst of economic uncertainty
Learn about digital transformation, product strategy, and emerging tech like bluetooth beacon technology, a dominant retail wayfinding solution used across various industries
Make a valuable connection with a digital product leader at the helm of Bay-area startup who carries more than ten years of experience (and incredible connections) in the financial services industry

RSVP today to be part of the conversation.

Posting Disclaimer:
RSVP now to reserve your spot. By signing up, you will receive an email with details on how to join this virtual workshop the morning of the session.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. If you require accommodations to participate in this event please contact Carla Huhn at or 734.763.4674. so we can make arrangements.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Alum Connections, Alumni, Education, Entrepreneurship, Networking, Professional Development
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Opportunity Hub