Suresh Shenoy ’75 MBA & Sudhakar Shenoy ’71 MS, ’73 MBA

Suresh Shenoy ’75 MBA and Sudhakar Shenoy ’71 MS, ’73 MBA were both honored with the TiE Legends Award. Sudhakar is the CEO of Alyx Technologies, a Northern Virginia-based tech company that focuses on big data, cognitive computing, cloud deployment and analytics. Suresh is the Executive Vice President of the company, which has presence in, besides the Washington area, Minneapolis, Chicago, Tampa, as well as in India.

Faisal Saleh ’78 MBA

Faisal Saleh ’78 MBA is launching a new US-based museum dedicated to researching and preserving Palestinian history, as well as presenting expressive art and individual stories from Palestinians around the world today.  The museum, located in Woodbridge, CT, will feature multimedia collections curated from rare historical photographs and documents, films and digital media, oral histories, and the visual and literary arts, along with public lectures and live performances.  Mr. Saleh, who after over 40 years of entrepreneurial undertakings, is now tackling one of the most ambitious Palestinian media projects in the US.

Thomas O. Barnes, ’78 MBA

Thomas O. Barnes, ’78 MBA has been awarded the Hartford Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  Tom Barnes, chairman of the Barnes Group, represents the fifth generation of his family to have been actively employed by the Bristol-based manufacturer founded by his great, great grandfather. In addition, Mr. Barnes chairs the company’s charitable foundation, and he’s active in many other community organizations.

Dwight A. Pike ’78 MBA

Dwight A. Pike ’78 MBA  is an experienced professional with over 35 years of investment experience, has been hired by Lantern Investments, Inc., a full service retail and institutional broker-dealer. Prior to joining Lantern, Dwight was affiliated with Westport Resources Investment Services, Inc.