Thanks to our 2012-2013 Core Sponsors:
General Motors Company, one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Michigan, GM employs 209,000 people in every major region of the world, and does business in more than 120 countries. GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sell and service these vehicles through the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Daewoo, Holden, Isuzu, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall, and Wuling. GM places a high priority on environmental sustainability as evidenced by its focus on alternative propulsion vehicles like the Chevrolet Volt and other technologies such as electric, hybrids, fuel cells, diesels and more, as well as its award-winning environmental record for “green” facilities, landfill-free assembly plants, and innovative uses of recycled and bio-based materials in its vehicles. GM’s OnStar subsidiary is also the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services.
Founded in 1911, IBM, is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation that manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services. In 2012, Fortune ranked IBM the second largest U.S. firm in terms of number of employees, fourth largest in terms of market capitalization, ninth most profitable, and the 19th largest firm in terms of revenue. Globally, the company was ranked the 31 largest in terms of revenue by Forbes for 2011. In 2011/2012 , IBM was ranked #1 company for leaders (Fortune), #1 green company worldwide (Newsweek), #2 best global brand (Interbrand), #2 most respected company (Barron’s), #5 most admired company (Fortune), and #18 most innovative company (Fast Company). As of 2012, IBM held the record for most patents generated by a company for 19 consecutive years. Its employees have garnered five Nobel Prizes, six Turing Awards, nine National Medals of Technology, and five National Medals of Science.
Special thanks to our past sponsors of the MIT Sloan Women in Management Conference on February 10, 2012:
Panel Conference Sponsor: The Kauffman Foundation
Platinum Conference Sponsors: Bain & Company and GM
Gold Conference Sponsors: Cummins, Goldman Sachs, Aetna, Cisco, Google, and Fidelity
Breakfast Conference Sponsor: Deloitte
Silver Conference Sponsors: Boston Consulting Group, The Parthenon Group, and Microsoft
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