Welcome Keynote Speakers!

Welcome Keynote Speakers!

Puget Sound warmly welcomes Christine Cruzvergara to our campus community and we also excitedly welcome back Brian Galicia from the class of 1996! Students, you don't want to miss their Keynote Addresses!

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Meet the Future Heights Keynote Speakers

We're excited to bring you two Keynotes during the conference!


|  Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 | noon

Chart Your Course to Future Heights – Strategies for Navigating a New World
Presented By Christine Cruzvergara
VP of Higher Education and Student Success | Handshake

about christine

“Where you come from doesn’t have to define where you go” has been the hallmark of the career journey of Christine Cruzvergara. With over a decade of experience spanning the full spectrum of career education, Christine now works in high tech as the VP of Higher Education and Student Success at Handshake.

She began her professional life as a career advisor and most recently served as the Associate Provost & Executive Director of Career Education at Wellesley College. Christine’s wealth of experience and vast knowledge base has positioned her as a thought leader who is sought after to share her holistic perspective as she assesses trends in career education, employability, and the changing job market. Her goal is to leverage her professional and higher education partnerships to ensure greater student success.




|  thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 | 6 p.m.

Level Up with LinkedIn 
Presented By Brian Galicia '96
Sr. Director, Strategic Global ISV Alliances – Business Applications | Microsoft
Follow Brian on Twitter: @briangalicia

about brian

Looking to learn from a LinkedIn Guru? Meet Brian Galicia! As a Global Sales Leader with Microsoft, Brian excelled at helping organizations maximize LinkedIn to build connections with their audiences. Brian has translated that expertise, presenting to colleges across the U.S., helping students utilize LinkedIn as a tool to navigate from college to career.

If you’ve encountered Brian in recent years – at ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) events, Campus to Career presentations, or hosting students on the Microsoft campus – you know that he is a dynamic speaker who is invested in Logger students. Please join in welcoming Brian back to Puget Sound, where he is looking forward to helping you leverage LinkedIn to gain the edge that you need for success.