April 27, 2022
18:00 – 21:00
NYIT de Seversky Mansion
Long Island, New York
We hope you join us on Wednesday, April 27 to celebrate NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences achievements and honor fellow alumni and friends.
Single Tickets: $ 250 per person (fair market value of goods received is $ 150. Your donation to New York Tech is $ 100).
This event offers a great opportunity to network, celebrate success, and inspire and support our students. Sponsorship dollars directly benefit the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences Dean’s mission to offer a wide range of outstanding and accredited academic programs; support faculty who are effective teacher-scholars engaged in a student-centered and stimulating learning and research environment; engage students in applied projects, innovative design and IT solutions to real industry questions; promoting connections and partnerships with employers, alumni and the community at large; and provide the physical space and modern facilities befitting a world-class technological institution.
Recipients of the 2022 Prize
Hall of Fame student
Barbara Porter (BS ’00)
Chief Operating Officer, Fragrancenet.com
Barbara joined FragranceNet.com in January 2010 as Chief Technology Officer and in April 2021 she was also appointed Chief Operating Officer of the company. Oversees all operations and technology within the organization, including warehouse management, order management, shipping and logistics, retail operations, application development, hardware, handheld, the network, telephony and virtual and cloud environments. She also oversees the business intelligence, data engineering (machine learning) and PMO functions.
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Prior to joining FragranceNet.com he worked for 1800flowers.com for 10 years, initially as a Web Development Manager, then as a Director of Customer Application Development (managing 13 e-commerce websites, an application for retail outlets and a multi-application brand call center) before moving to the operational side of the organization as Director of Business Initiatives, tasked with identifying and sponsoring projects for operational improvements across the organization that reduce costs and / or would increase customer satisfaction.
Prior to 1800flowers, he worked in the oil industry for 11 years in various roles including accounting, purchasing, marketing and administration.
Barbara has a BS in computer science with a major in electrical engineering from New York Tech and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. She is currently enrolled in the Cyber Fellows program at New York University, earning a Master of Science. in cyber security. She is certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and is trained by Six Sigma Black Belt. She is an active volunteer for PMI (as a council advisor) and with the IEEE section of Long Island New York as Chair of the Computer Society, Vice-Chair of the Technology and Engineering Management Society and Vice-Chair of the Women in Engineering affinity group.
Nicholas Cariello (BS ’18, MS 19)
Cyber security engineer / software developer with IBM
Nicholas Cariello is a computer security engineer and software developer at IBM. Nicholas earned his undergraduate (’18) and master’s (’19) degrees in computer science from New York Tech and is thrilled to continue his studies into their Ph.D. program in Computer Science this fall. Nicholas is grateful to New York Tech staff, faculty and students for making the institute such a wonderful place to learn and excel.
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After his internship at IBM in the summer of 2018, Nicholas accepted a full-time position and started in January 2019. An emerging cybersecurity engineer and talented software developer, Nicholas extends his gratitude to everyone who has supported him. and continue to support him as he continues through his career, most notably his wife, Lindsey. Nicholas can be contacted at email@example.com.
Industrial partner of the year
Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) enables organizations to thrive in the on-demand economy by making every frontline worker and resource visible, connected and fully optimized. With an ecosystem of more than 10,000 partners in more than 100 countries, Zebra serves customers of all sizes, including 94% of the Fortune 100, with an award-winning portfolio of hardware, software, services and solutions that digitize and automate workflows. Supply chains are more dynamic, customers and patients are better served, and workers are more engaged when they use Zebra innovations that help them perceive, analyze and act in real time.
In 2021, Zebra expanded its industrial automation portfolio with the acquisition of Fetch Robotics and increased the capabilities of computer vision and artificial intelligence software with the acquisition of Adaptive Vision and antuit.ai. Zebra ranks 25 on Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s Most Popular Workplaces and Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for the fifth year. Find out more at www.zebra.com or sign up for news alerts. Follow Zebra’s Your Edge blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and check out our Story Hub: Zebra Perspectives.
Acceptance on behalf of Zebra
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Tom Bianculli holds the position of Chief Technology Officer of Zebra Technologies. In this role, Bianculli is responsible for exploring emerging opportunities, coordinating with product teams on advanced product development and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. The technical department comprises the functions of engineering, business, customer research and design.
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Mr. Bianculli began his technology career at Symbol Technologies, Inc. (later acquired by Motorola) in 1994 as part of the data acquisition solutions business. In the following years he held positions of increased responsibility including roles of architecture and engineering director. Mr. Bianculli has obtained over 20 US patents and is a member of the Zebra Distinguished Innovator and Science Advisory Board. Bianculli holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University, NYU and serves on the board of the School of Engineering at the New York Institute of Technology.
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