Young Executive Access Lunch
Second Monday of each month
$10++ per person (including lunch with beverage) or $2++ if you are part of the Lunch Club
This monthly luncheon is open to the young executives (under 40) of the Clubs to participate in a small-group forum with our community’s leaders. The luncheons are held at the Cardinal Club on the second Monday of each month; networking begins at 11:30 and the luncheon starts promptly at 12:00pm and lasts until 1:15pm. Speakers share thoughts on professional growth, offer motivation, and divulge the "secrets of my success" to our members 40 and under. Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Our Speaker for May will be Prayson Pate the co-founder of Overture Networks, ranked #1 on the TBJ’s Fast 50 for 2012
Prayson co-founded Overture and brings more than 24 years of experience developing software and hardware for networking products to the Company. He began his career in 1983 at FiberLAN, moved to Bell Northern Research (Nortel) and joined Larscom in 1992. He has extensive hardware/software design and management experience, and served as Director of Engineering at Larscom before co-founding Overture. Prayson is active in standards bodies such as the MEF and IETF, and he was chosen to be the co-editor of the pseudowire emulation edge-to-edge (PWE3) requirements and architecture documents (RFCs 3916 and 3985). Prayson holds a BS in electrical engineering and computer science from Duke University and an MS in electrical and computer engineering from North Carolina State University. He holds nine patents.