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Speaker Series: Michael Augustinavicius

Michael Augustinavicius is the President of BrightBuzz Inc., a consulting firm focused on commercializing technology startups, and re-structuring / transformation of mid-size and large businesses. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

More recently, Michael was the COO of WorkOnce Wireless Corporation. Prior to WorkOnce, Michael was part of the founding management team at Celestica. There he started the Cisco business, the Silicon Graphics business, and led the growth of the Sun Microsystems business to a multi-billion dollar global business. He managed Revenue, P&L, the Customer relationship and operations around the globe. Operations included Sales, Business Development, Product design, Order Logistics, New Product Introduction, System and sub-assembly manufacturing, Supply chain and After Market repair services. He also led the Computer Peripherals Division focused on consumer retail sales channels. Michael led the integration of suppliers into Celestica’s operations globally to drive lower procurement costs and to create a high velocity responsive supply chain.

Prior to Celestica, Michael worked for IBM. He held leadership positions in Far East Procurement, Quality, Test Engineering, Software development, manufacturing, major project management, account management and new product Introduction.

Prior to IBM, Michael was the President of an industrial electronic controls start-up company, and was the Vice Present of Operations for a plastics company.

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Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, Canada

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Speaker Series: Michael Augustinavicius