Co-Founder of Impact Technologies to Speak at RIT

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter The president of Brighton-based Impact Technologies LLC will discuss “The Significance of Your First Job and How It Shapes Your Career” in a talk at Rochester Institute of Technology. Mark Redding, a 1986 RIT graduate, will speak 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in Xerox Auditorium in RIT’s James E. Gleason Building.

Redding co-founded Impact Technologies, an engineering consulting and health-management-system development firm, in 1999. The company, which provides diagnostic and prognostic products and services and software tools for analyzing, predicting and managing critical systems in the aircraft, land-based equipment, power and defense industries, has grown to 90 employees—including many RIT graduates—with $13 million in projected sales for 2006. It has been named to the Rochester Top 100 list each of the last four years as one of the region’s fastest growing private companies.

The talk, part of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering Dean’s Alumni Speaker Series, is free and open to the public.

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WHAT: “The Significance of Your First Job and How It Shapes Your Career”—a free lecture by Mark Redding, co-founder and president of Impact Technologies LLC

WHEN: 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9

WHERE: Xerox Auditorium, James E. Gleason Building, Rochester Institute of Technology

SPONSOR: Kate Gleason College of Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology