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ADLER PLANETARIUM, Chicago: Vincent C. ...
ADLER PLANETARIUM, Chicago: Vincent C. Cordero, 34, Robert A. Fefferman, 56, Robert C. Knuepfer Jr., 55, James A. Lovell Jr., 79, Penelope L. Peterson, 57, and Avi Shaked, 56, to board member.
Mr. Cordero is vice-president and general manager at Univision and TeleFutura Chicago; Mr. Fefferman is dean of the physical sciences division at the University of Chicago; Mr. Knuepfer is a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP Mr. Lovell is a retired NASA astronaut; Ms. Peterson is dean of the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, and Mr. Shaked is CEO at Onward Technologies Inc.
MILWAUKEE - Chicago entrepreneur Avi ...
MILWAUKEE - Chicago entrepreneur Avi Shaked and his wife, Dr. Babs Waldman, have pledged $1 million to fund engineering scholarships at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), where Shaked is an alumnus.
MILWAUKEE - Chicago entrepreneur Avi Shaked
and his wife, Dr. Babs Waldman, have pledged $1 million to fund engineering scholarships at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
(UWM), where Shaked
is an alumnus.
Shaked ('80 BS Electrical Engineering) is CEO and owner of Onward Technologies, a computer firm based in Chicago that provides computer infrastructure to corporate America nationwide that includes: sales of hardware and software, implementation and ongoing support, consulting and custom software development.
had received a scholarship while attending UWM
and wanted to return the favor for others enrolled in the College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS).
"Avi Shaked and Babs Waldman's generosity will keep a vital source of assistance available to high-achieving students," says UWM Chancellor Michael R. Lovell.
generosity did great things for me, my education, and now my career."
Senior Elizabeth Wendt says the support gave her
the freedom to take advantage of new educational opportunities, including participating in the UWM branch of Tau Beta Pi (national engineering honor society) and working on a research project with one of her
"It is an honor for us to renew our commitment to the engineering students," says Shaked
made such a difference in my life, and we feel very fortunate to be in a position to help these students.
Nothing gives us more pleasure than meeting the scholars personally and knowing that our support is making a positive difference in their lives."
Shaked emigrated from Israel in 1975 and joined a friend in Milwaukee who already was enrolled at UWM.
After graduating, Shaked joined IBM, but soon saw a future in personal computers and left to form his own company.
Class of 2010 | SIBF Summit
AVI SHAKED - Illinois
OWNER & CEO
The CommunityHealth Board Members
CEO, Onward Technologies
We are pleased to welcome Avi ...
We are pleased to welcome Avi Shaked, CEO, Onward Technologies and Dr. Mark Shields, Vice President of Medical Management, Advocate Health Care & Senior Medical Director, Advocate Health Partners to the Board of Directors as of January 2007.
...Avi Shaked is CEO of Onward Technologies, a consulting, software and custom programming company he founded in 1986.Prior to establishing his company, he worked for several years at IBM in Rochester, N.Y.Avi
emigrated to the United States from Israel in 1975 and in 1980 obtained a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee College of Engineering and Applied Science.Strongly committed to the mission of CommunityHealth
entrepreneurial spirit has found a logical place on the Development Committee
which focuses on fundraising.Avi is married to Babs Waldman, M.D., CommunityHealth's volunteer medical director.