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"Connecting the Unconnected"

Originating Calendar ECE ILLINOIS Explorations
Speaker Viasat
Melissa Namjoo
Product Quality Engineer
UIUC, Class of 2008
Date: 9/26/2018
Time: 5 p.m.

Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building

Event Contact:

Office of Advancement | 1070 ECE Building



Event Type: Seminar/Symposium

Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. They’re developing the ultimate communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people’s lives anywhere. Melissa Namjoo, Quality Manager, will give an overview of the business and how quality considerations must be made throughout the product life cycle to ensure success.

With over ten years of experience at Viasat, Melissa Namjoo offers a diverse perspective in operations and product quality engineering. Melissa oversees a growing team of Product Quality Engineers, Supplier Quality Engineers, Analysts and Environmental Quality Engineers. She was selected for Operations Leadership Program (OLP) where she was involved in six month long rotations through the Supply Chain, Operations Program Management, After Market Services and Finance teams. Melissa is an active member of our mentoring programs and Women in Technology Alliance and is passionate about leadership, mindfulness and creating a culture of continuous improvement. Melissa received her B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering with a focus in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and her MBA from CSU San Marcos.

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