IBN Chief Technology Officer: Ruchi Tandon
Ruchi is in her First Year in SCU's MBA program and is very excited to be part of the International Business Network. She joined the International Business Network to gain a deeper understanding of international business, especially when the concentration "Doing Business in International Context" is no longer being offered at SCU (MBA).Prior to joining this program, Ruchi worked as a Team Lead and Business Analyst, and handled multiple technical projects, at American Express in Phoenix, AZ. She has worked for over 5 years in 2 different countries, and led geographically distributed teams, spanning across 4 continents. She hopes to work towards exciting things through this network to bring people together and help build connections.In her spare time, Ruchi likes to read, go for happy hours, bike, experiment with food and explore new cities.
IBN Chief Marketing Officer: Marie Matiko
Marie loves Leavey! A 2nd year MBA, Marie’s sole motivation to return to school was to bring impactful solutions to fight Climate Change to the marketplace. Within 2 months of starting school, Typhoon Haiyan struck. Marie had to answer to her calling and bring her invention to market. Her portable solar charging station could help those left without electricity in the wake of a disaster. Leveraging the amazing resources of SCU, Marie is now CEO of Solarie Technologie (Solarietech.com) to make her mission a reality. Marie is a former actress, most known for her starring role in Warner Bros’ “The Art of War”. A proud BroncoBruin, Marie received her BA in Geography/Environmental Engineering from UCLA. Marie can be found skateboarding on campus or snowboarding in the Sierras or stressing out at the library at 2 a.m..