Stuart Essig is the CEO and President of Integra, one of the world's leading medical device companies.
Before joining Integra in 1997, Essig supervised the medical technology practice at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a managing director. Essig had ten years of broad health care experience at Goldman Sachs, serving as a senior merger and acquisitions advisor to a broad range of domestic and international medical technology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients.
Essig also serves on the Bo
Princeton University physical scientists and engineers will partner with researchers at four other institutions to explore the driving forces behind the evolution of cancer under a five-year, $15.2 million award from the National Cancer Institute.
Rene Carmona, the Paul Wythes '55 Professor of Engineering and Finance, has developed models to guide cap-and-trade policies intended to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
The 2009 Science and Technology Job Fair attracted representatives from more than 40 companies, non-profits and government agencies to Dillon Gym to inform students and faculty about career opportunities.
As the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos ‘86 has revolutionized commerce and pioneered a wide range of online innovations, from user reviews to one-click shopping.
Bezos graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton with a degree in electrical engineering and computer science.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy, have created a $25 million endowment fund at Princeton for the invention, development and use of cutting-edge technology that has the capacity to transform research in the natural sciences and engineering.
As the CEO of Google since 2001, Eric Schmidt ’76 has overseen its growth from a Silicon Valley startup into the world’s largest search engine.
Schmidt studied electrical engineering as a Princeton undergraduate and earned a Ph.D. in 1982 from the University of California at Berkeley.
Ge Wang *08, an assistant professor at Stanford University in the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, is co-founder and chief creative officer of Smule, a startup company exploring interactive sonic media on the iPhone. Ge earned his PhD in computer science from Princeton.
Dr. Laura Forese '83 is chief operating officer and chief medical officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she oversees programs and operations for 1000 medical, surgical and psychiatric beds on two campuses. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with a degree in civil engineering.
As administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson *86 leads the nation’s efforts to regulate pollution. The first African-American to head the EPA, she has made environmental justice a centerpiece of her agency’s mission. When a graduate student in chemical engineering at Princeton, Jackson researched groundwater contamination.