Heel-o: Skype With Alumni

Wednesday, Sept. 26 | 12:15 – 1:10 p.m.
Student Union

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SAA members are invited to attend an in-person Skype session with a UNC alumna/us. With SAA members in Chapel Hill and the Tar Heel network spread across the globe, students will have an opportunity to connect with alumni outside of the Triangle for mentorship, advice, career insights and even just to say hello. Students participating in this event can submit questions for the alumnus host via the online registration form.

Meet Your Host: Robbie Bach '84

Robbie Bach ’84 graduated from UNC as a Morehead Scholar. While studying economics as an undergraduate student, Mr. Bach earned the title of Academic All-American for the Men’s Varsity Tennis Team. Mr. Bach continued his education at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he earned his MBA.

Mr. Bach joined Microsoft in 1988, and served in various management and business roles. One of the roles that Mr. Bach held within the company is Chief Xbox Officer, where he led the creation of the Xbox video game business. The creation of the Xbox inspired Mr. Bach to write his first book “Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal.”

Currently, Mr. Bach resides in Washington and works as a Civic Engineer where he consults with companies, and travels across the country to speak with corporate, civic, and academic groups.

Registration and Event Details

The premise of this event is to bring UNC alumni and students together in a virtual setting. Dress is casual. Food will be provided. If you RSVP to attend this event, your host will be expecting you, and you should only cancel due to an emergency.

Due to the limited capacity of this event, registration will fill quickly.