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7 (Of the Many!) Ways Our Grads Are Finding Success After Knox

Some are pursuing their education...

  • Ph.D. Student, Human-Computer Interaction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois: Emily Hastings '16
  • Ph.D. Student, Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Washington University: Nicolette Laird ’16
  • Ph.D. Student, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Sofia Meyers ’17
  • Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Oregon: Errol Kaylor ’18

Some work in software engineering and design...

  • Software Engineer, Google: Trang Tran ’20
  • Business Analyst, Claire’s: Tehreem Anwar ’20
  • MuleSoft Developer, Ad Victoriam Solutions: Lydia Ha ’19
  • Software Product Owner, F-15 International Instructor Operator Station, Boeing: Alex Peck ’19
  • Software Engineer, Voltaiq: Zachary Barnes ’19
  • Software Engineer, Google: Jamie Belman ’18
  • Software Development Engineer II, Amazon: Zhaofeng Wang ’17
  • Software Engineer II, Microsoft Teams Core Services, Lauren Harris ’14
  • Software Engineer, Facebook: Jason McGeeney ’13

Some take on leadership positions...

  • CEO and Co-Founder, Amuse: Dakota Stipp ’17
  • Senior Developer, Anheuser-Busch InBev: Evan Balzuweit ’14
  • VP of Engineering, Assembled Brands: Brian Chi Zhang ’09
  • Senior Software Engineer, Nike: Phillip Jaffe ’07
  • Division Manager, Post-Clinical Acute Apps, Epic Systems: Adam Whitlach ’06
  • Founder/CEO/CFO/President, Craig Technologies: Carol Craig '89
  • Chief Information Officer, Scientific Device Laboratory: Steven Lipton '88

Some go into education...

  • Instructor, Digital Education Adventures: Caroline Clark ’18
  • Product Designer, New Classrooms: Hannah Fidoten ’12
  • Assistant Professor, Southwestern University. Carin Perilloux '03
  • Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School: Yaa Akosa Antwi '02
  • Associate Professor of Mathematics, Transylvania University. Ryan Stuffelbeam '98
  • Professor of Economics, Elmira College. Mariam Khawar '91

And some have found success in other fields...

  • Trader, wholesale energy markets: Richard Thiemann ’10
  • Founder and Managing Partner, BiState Injury Law Center: Matthew Nagel ’04
  • Program Management, COO Office, Bloomberg LP: Nikhil Krishnaswamy '00
  • Director of Fiscal Operations, Millikin University: Ruby Brase '88

One even co-wrote the BASIC programming language.

Co-author, BASIC Programming Language and Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Dartmouth University: Thomas Kurtz '50

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Top Employers of Computer Science Alumni

  1. Knox College
  2. Caterpillar Inc.
  3. Epic Systems
  4. Inc.
  5. Intel Corporation
  6. Accenture PLC


Computer Science Alumni Working in Related Field

Top Job Titles of Computer Science Alumni

  1. Software Engineer
  2. Software Developer
  3. Director of Engineering
  4. Technical Consultant
  5. Assistant Professor
  6. Director of Information Systems


Estimated Salary of Alumni with Computer Science Degrees

Top Occupations of Computer Science Alumni

  1. Software Developers
  2. Computer Support Specialists
  3. Computer Systems Managers
  4. Computer Systems Analysts
  5. Postsecondary Teachers
  6. Chief Executives
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Printed on Thursday, April 25, 2024