Alumni Profiles

Alumni Success Stories

As one of the top academic and research institutions in the world, Columbia University Alumni have been known to make significant contributions in a variety of fields. Below you will find a listing of talented alumni from the seven schools that CCE serves who have generously shared their career stories, including their career paths since graduating from Columbia University; resources and experiences that have influenced their employment choices; and details about their current positions. The purpose of these profiles is to offer career insights to you from alumni who share the Columbia experience and can offer a viewpoint into the multitude of career options one can pursue after graduation.

To speak directly with alumni about their careers, please visit the Connect with Alumni web-page for various alumni directories.  Additionally, please let us know if you would like to share your story by sending your bio or LinkedIn profile to Vernon Gibbs II, Employer and Alumni Outreach Specialist, at vdg4@columbia.edu.  We include new alumni on a monthly basis and will contact you if you are selected as one of our newest profiles.

Search Instructions: Search for alumni profiles by Columbia University school, major, degree, graduation year, industry type, employer, and current job title.  For best results, keep your search broad.  Simply type your criteria in the open search box below. If you want to include more than one category, type AND to connect the qualifiers (e.g., 1993 AND School of the Arts).

John Reed, SOA '04

Major: 
Fiction, Creative Writing
Job Title: 
Writer

Marc Matyas, GS'96

Major: 
Psychology
Job Title: 
Owner & Operator

Steve Hofstetter, GS '02

Major: 
American History
Job Title: 
Comedian/Comedy Club Owner

Cecilia Thomas, GS '05

Major: 
Art History
Job Title: 
VP, Head of Marketing & Communications

Gillian Turner, GS '06

Major: 
Political Science
Job Title: 
Associate

Chad Miller, GS’07

Major: 
Religion, Departmental Honors
Job Title: 
Events and Outreach Coordinator

June Middleton, GS '81

Major: 
Economics
Job Title: 
Attorney and Counselor at Business Law

Truth Oladapo, SEAS '09

Major: 
Mechanical
Job Title: 
General Manager

Paul Berkowitz, SEAS '74

Major: 
Electrical Engineering
Job Title: 
President

Dheerja Kaur, SEAS '08

Major: 
Operations Research
Job Title: 
Technical Product Manager

Brian Pellegrini, SEAS '04

Major: 
Computer Science
Job Title: 
Macroeconomics Research Analyst

Karen Lee, SEAS '99

Major: 
Computer Engineering
Job Title: 
Director

Sabolch Horvat, SEAS '10

Major: 
Operations Research
Job Title: 
Senior Analyst

Brian O'Dwyer, SEAS '97

Major: 
Operations Research
Job Title: 
Vice President

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