Meeting our EAS alums today–May 6!
Drop-in info sessions with the alums: 4: 00-5:00 pm at Lovejoy 423 and Lovejoy 425.
3rd annual EAS alumni dinner: 5:00 to 6:30 pm at Lopo.
Below are short bios of our alumni guests for 2013.
Greg Beitchman’ 91 had a double major in Government and East Asian Studies with a concentration in Japanese.
Currently Mr. Beitchman is Global Head of Multimedia for Thomson Reuters and is responsible for all video, pictures and text products serving media customers, as well as the development of the company’s multimedia strategy.
Mr. Beitchman joined Reuters in 1996 in Tokyo as TV producer, Japan. In 1997 he moved to New Delhi to lead Reuter’s investment into Indian news agency ANI and was later based in Singapore, Brussels and London, leading coverage teams on the ground in East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2005 Mr. Beitchman returned to India to become Executive Producer of a Reuters branded TV news channel, and in 2007 his role was expanded to include responsibility for Reuters consumer facing websites in Japan, China and India. He was appointed Global Editor, Reuters News Agency in 2009, and then took on commercial responsibilities for the business in 2011 as Global Head of Multimedia.
Before joining Reuters, Mr. Beitchman held positions with the Tokyo Broadcasting System, CBS News and WTN.
Alyssa Lee graduated in 2008 with a BA in East Asian Studies and a concentration in Chinese language. For the past 4+ years Alyssa has been the Marketing Manager for The MBA Tour. A Concord, Massachusetts based company that organizes international MBA recruiting events in 40+ cities across the world including the following Asian cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta. Alyssa is responsible for the strategy and coordination of marketing campaigns for all The MBA Tour events. She works with advertising, social media and PR agencies, and educational advisors and professional organizations to bring MBA applicants to the events.
Every year The MBA Tour has multiple short term paid market research projects for undergraduates with Asian language bi-lingual skills as well as a full time paid summer Marketing internship.