Deanís Lecture Series Features RIT Alumnus, Nov. 4




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Bob Fabbio, president and CEO of Cesura Inc. will be the featured guest in the latest installment of the Deanís Lecture Series, sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technologyís B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Fabbio í85 (M.S., computer science), will present Building Technology Isnít Enough, It Has to be Applied, at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, in the Golisano College auditorium on the RIT campus. The free, public event will be followed by a reception.

Fabbio is an IT visionary and successful serial entrepreneur. He founded and built many industry-leading companies by identifying large emerging markets, gaining intimate knowledge of IT customer problems, challenging conventional wisdom and bringing targeted, innovative products to market. At Cesura, his vision is driving the delivery of the first application service level management solution that will redefine the way IT organizations ensure business certainty.

NOTE: RITís B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, the largest comprehensive computing college in the nation, was created with a $14 million gift from B. Thomas Golisano, founder and chairman of Paychex Inc.

The college offers undergraduate programs in computer science, information technology, applied network and system administration, new media, and software engineering, as well as graduate programs in computer science, information technology, software development and management, and computer security and information assurance.

The college is home to the Center for Advancing the Study of Cyberinfrastructure, located in the universityís Laboratory for Applied Computing building, which partners with industry and other research organizations in the advancement of computing technology in support of scientific discovery and product development, and to foster technology commercialization.