GOLD Career Conversations: Becoming an Effective Leader

Thursday, December 14, 2023
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

303 Congress St.
Boston, MA
United States





Join GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) alumni for a discussion on formal vs. informal leadership at WPI's Seaport, 303 Congress St., Boston. What makes an effective leader? How do you achieve leadership goals? How does your leadership style influence others? We'll explore all this and more with a panel discussion.

Light appetizers will be served.

Our Panelists:

PreviewMiles Nallen '19


Miles Nallen ‘19

Miles Nallen is a Strategic Account Manager at Tulip Interfaces, a Frontline Operations Software Company based out of Somerville, MA. Prior to joining Tulip Miles spent the first few years of his career at Raytheon Technologies in their Operations Talent Development Program, taking on a variety of manufacturing focused roles. He leveraged his Operations background to make the jump to software, working on a new medical record retrieval offering at a health data startup, Datavant, before ultimately returning to the manufacturing industry in his current role at Tulip. Miles holds an M.S. in Engineering Management from Tufts University, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and a B.A. in Professional Writing from WPI.


PreviewDave Coughlin MBA'15


Dave Coughlin MBA’15

Dave Coughlin is obsessed with growth, whether commercial, personal, or professional. Currently VP, Growth Data Science at Barton Associates, he is the author and architect of Entry Level Escape and an analytics executive with experience at large companies like CVS Health and PwC. He’s been mentoring for over a decade and has been a party to over a dozen promotions. When he is not driving growth for his mentees and employers, he likes to lift weights. He lives in Boston with his wife and three kids. He holds an MBA from WPI and an MS in Applied Math from Northeastern.

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