Nick Desai — Alum encourages students to explore business field at speaker series
Nick Desai graduated from UCLA with a master’s degree in electrical engineering in 1992. But instead of becoming an engineer, he used his science education to enter the business world.
Desai spoke to a crowd of more than 200 engineering students about his experiences on Monday and encouraged them to lose the fear of hearing “no” in the business world. UCLA Engineering hosted the event as part of The Ronald and Valerie Sugar Distinguished Speaker Series, which aims to connect students with industry professionals in the field of science, technology, engineering and…
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