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The 14th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture, April 16, 2013

The 14th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 6:00pm
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052


Join GW alumni, students, faculty and staff for the 14th Annual Robert P. Maxon Lecture. This year’s lecture will be delivered by Washington and Northern Virginia Business leader Hossein Fateh, BBA ’90, MS ‘97.

Mr. Fateh is the Co-Founder, President, CEO and Director of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.  In 2007 he successfully led the company through its initial public offering which resulted in net proceeds of approximately $678 million. Fateh is primarily responsible for managing the acquisition, development, leasing and management of all of the corporation’s properties. Mr. Fateh earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and his Master of Science in Finance from George Washington University.

About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers and a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s data centers are highly specialized, secure facilities used primarily by national and international technology companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. DuPont Fabros Technology is headquartered in Washington, DC.

About Robert P. Maxon

The Robert P. Maxon Lectureship was established through Dorothy Maxon’s generous endowment gift to the School of Business in honor of her husband, Robert P. Maxon, B.A. ’48. A distinguished GW alumnus, Robert P. Maxon valiantly served his country in WWII and went on to serve in several executive positions for Mobil, retiring as general manager of worldwide corporate public relations. The annual lecture features prominent executives and academics making presentations on contemporary global management issues. The lectureship is designed to add depth to the understanding of the next generation of global business leaders.

Save the Date – April 11 – PMA and PMAA Speed Networking Event


Dear MSPM Students,

As your board of the GW Project Management Association (PMA), we are reaching out to update you on the latest PMA plans for the spring.  The PMA aims to help MSPM students connect with fellow students, program alumni, and the University through innovative programming and events.

Save the Date

This semester we are exploring opportunities for alumni to support current students in the MSPM program.  On April 11, 2013, from 5:30-7:30pm, the PMA and the Project Management Alumni Association (PMAA) will host a student and alumni networking event in Washington, DC.  If you are interested in participating, please save the date and send an e-mail to pmprog@gwu.edu no later than March 15, 2013.  We hope to see many of you at the event.  Additional details will be provided as the event date approaches.

Connect with Us

If you are not in the DC area and have ideas on how the PMA can better engage with distance students, please do not hesitate to reach out to the PMA with your ideas and recommendations.

Thank you for your continued support of GW and the PMA!


PMA Board

Anna Matsiras, President
Fiona Saunders, Vice President
Kent Nye, Assistant Vice President